Digital Commonwealth

Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Macy

Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Macy

Item Information

Title:
Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Macy
Description:
Studio portrait of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan Macy with Keller seated and Sullivan Macy standing behind with her arm around Keller and their hands clasped in the manner of tactile sign language. The background is of cumulus clouds and they have high contrast lighting raking across their faces. This photograph was probably taken as a publicity photograph for a lecture tour.
Date:
[ca. 1887–1936]
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
Permalink:
Terms of Use:
Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA
Contact host institution for more information.
Accession #:
AG62-2-024