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Close up of Laura Bridgman's Wheeler and Wilson Sewing Machine

Close up of Laura Bridgman's Wheeler and Wilson Sewing Machine

Item Information

Title:
Close up of Laura Bridgman's Wheeler and Wilson Sewing Machine
Description:
Laura Bridgman's Wheeler and Wilson sewing machine with a black finish with swirling gold paint. Significant rusting especially on bottom plate.
Date:
[ca. 1874]
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
Sewing machines
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Laura Bridgman Collection
Series:
Personal items and artifacts belonging to 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 #:
AG59-18-00201