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Detail: Laura Bridgman Teaching Oliver Caswell

Detail: Laura Bridgman Teaching Oliver Caswell

Item Information

Title:
Detail: Laura Bridgman Teaching Oliver Caswell
Description:
Detail of an oil painting of Laura Bridgman teaching Oliver Caswell to read. Cropped close-up of Bridgman and Caswell's hands reading an open page of an embossed book. The painting (without the frame) is 29" x 37"
Artist:
Fisher, Alvan, 1792-1863
Name on Item:
Alvan Fisher
Date:
[ca. 1844]
Format:
Paintings
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Laura Bridgman Collection
Series:
Portraits of 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 painting
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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 #:
AG59-20-00002