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Alexander Graham Bell with Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan

Alexander Graham Bell with Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan

Item Information

Title:
Alexander Graham Bell with Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan
Description:
Helen Keller sitting outside with Alexander Graham Bell and Anne Sullivan standing behind them. Sullivan is using the manual alphabet to sign into Kellers' hand and Keller has her hand over Sullivan's throat and mouth to feel the vibrations of speech. They are on the lawn at the summer home of Alexander Graham Bell at Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Date:
[ca. 1887–1936]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic postcards
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
Bell, Alexander Graham, 1847-1922
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 #:
AG62-2-012