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Bead basket, made by Laura Bridgman

Bead basket, made by Laura Bridgman

Item Information

Title:
Bead basket, made by Laura Bridgman
Description:
Miniature red beaded basket made by Laura Bridgman. "Laura has for many years contrived to earn a little money by making bead-baskets and other trinkets."- Samuel Gridley Howe, quoted in Laura Bridgman by Maud Howe Elliot and Florence Howe Hall, London, 1904.
Creator:
Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889
Name on Item:
Laura Bridgman
Date:
[ca. 1829–1889]
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
Beads
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Laura Bridgman Collection
Series:
Textiles Made by Laura Bridgman
Subjects:
Blind
Deafblind people
People with disabilities
Special education
Perkins School for the Blind
Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind
Bridgman, Laura Dewey, 1829-1889
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonSouth Boston
Extent:
1 object
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Terms of Use:
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA
Contact host institution for more information.
Accession #:
AG59-18-00175a