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Daguerreotype of Laura Bridgman, circa 1845

Daguerreotype of Laura Bridgman, circa 1845

Item Information

Title:
Daguerreotype of Laura Bridgman, circa 1845
Description:
Portrait of Laura Bridgman as a young woman wearing a patterned dress with lace collar. Her hair is braided and pinned up with a part down the middle. The Daguerreotype photograph is housed in a small leather case with faded, patterned pink velvet lining surrounded by a gold mat board and embossing.
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Daguerreotypes
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 photograph
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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 #:
AG59-010-0003