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Boys' Caning Shop

Boys' Caning Shop

Item Information

Title:
Boys' Caning Shop
Description:
Boys' caning shop, Main building, Perkins Institution, South Boston, Mass. Showing Mr. Thomas J. Carroll, instructor. The boys stand at tall work benches with chair seats to be caned clamped at chest height. They each have long lengths of caning materials that they weave across the wooden frames.
Name on Item:
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA
Date:
[ca. 1895]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
black and white photograph
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Manual Arts and Vocational Training
Series:
Chair Caning, Basketry, Upholstery
Subjects:
Blind
Special education
Manual training
People with disabilities
Perkins School for the Blind
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonSouth Boston
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 #:
AG145-013-0127