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Samuel Gridley Howe

Samuel Gridley Howe

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Title:
Samuel Gridley Howe
Description:
Black and white reproduction of a color painting of Samuel Gridley Howe as a young man. He has on a suit jacket, high collar, wears sideburns and has rosy cheeks. Samuel Gridley Howe was a physician, war hero, founding director of the Perkins School for the Blind, the first person to teach language to a student with deafblindness (Laura Bridgman), and was married to Julia Ward Howe (author of The Battle Hymn of the Republic).
Creator:
Stuart, Jane, 1812-1888
Name on Item:
Jane Stuart
Date:
[ca. 1750–1920]
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Portraits
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Blind in Art Collection
Series:
Institutions for the Blind
Subjects:
Blind
Blind in art
Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876
Extent:
1 print
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Terms of Use:
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA
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Accession #:
AG129_36_0002