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Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Portrait

Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Portrait

Item Information

Title:
Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Portrait
Description:
Anne Sullivan holds open a book and reads aloud to Helen Keller. Keller's left hand touches Sullivan's lips to feel the vibrations of Sullivan's words and her right hand is in her own lap. Both are seated on high-backed, cushioned chairs and a staircase is visible behind them.
Date:
[ca. 1894]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
black and white photograph
Location:
Perkins School for the Blind
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library
Collection (local):
Anne Sullivan Photographs
Subjects:
Teachers of deafblind people
Special education
Deafblind people
Perkins School for the Blind
Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind
Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968
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 #:
AG62-2-009