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Color Sketch of Laura Bridgman Bust

Color Sketch of Laura Bridgman Bust

Item Information

Title:
Color Sketch of Laura Bridgman Bust
Description:
This watercolor depicts a bust of Laura Bridgman with a bouquet of red flowers and a sign saying "Laura Bridgman -- Deaf, Dumb, and Blind". Other items in front of the bust include framed photographs, a book, and papers with the heading "Massachusetts School for the Blind, Boston". At the bottom of the painting handwritten text appears saying> "Wilberforce School for the Blind, York. 20 July 1883"
Date:
1883
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
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
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 #:
AG59-19-00001