Blue tone cyanotype image of the Philadelphia Institute for the Deaf and Dumb. Foreground of the image is a cobblestone street with sidewalk behind it and a wrought-iron fence on the right side of image. In the left background is a large Greek Revival building with six columns and stairs leading up to the portico. Between the columns on the right is a street lamp. Visible on the portico are a male and female on either side of the third column from the right.