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Bridgman Cottage with Tompkins Cottage in Background

Bridgman Cottage with Tompkins Cottage in Background

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Title:
Bridgman Cottage with Tompkins Cottage in Background
Description:
An exterior view of Bridgman and Tompkins Cottages, located on the east side of the Perkins campus. The buildings were built in the Collegiate Gothic style. "The construction is of brick and concrete with a slate roof, ornamented with gables and bays to admit light and air." Bridgman Cottage is named after Perkins student Laura Dewey Bridgman, who was the first person with deafblindness to learn language. Tompkins Cottage is named after Eugene Tompkins, who was an eminent and munificent benefactor of the school.
Date:
1913
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
black and white photograph
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Perkins Photograph Albums
Series:
Perkins Album, 1913
Subjects:
Blind
Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind
Places:
MassachusettsMiddlesex (county)Watertown
Extent:
1 photograph
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Terms of Use:
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA
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Accession #:
AG13_04_0008c