A Blind Boy Who Became A Great Physician [Braille]


Accession Number: 1993.33

Subtitle: from the American Magazine, June 1911

Summary/Description: An inspirational article, reproduced from the June 1911 issue of American Magazine, that recounts the life of Dr. Robert H. Babcock after he becomes blind at the age of thirteen. Single-sided embossing; grade 1 1/2 braille. Printed by the American Printing House for the Blind from printing plates embossed and loaned by the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind. Burgundy clothbound boards with brown cloth along spine; pages are saddle stitched within spacers and glued into cover. Black-stamped lettering on spine; includes term "revised braille." "Michigan School for the Blind, Lansing, Michigan" is ink-stamped on title page; cataloging label is glued to the front free endpaper (verso).

Author: Rhodes, John Kidder

Credit Line: Gift of Living and Learning Resource Center, Lansing, 1993.33

Publisher: [reproduced from] Thomas Y. Crowell Company

Publisher Place: New York

Publish Date: 1923

Subjects: Biography Blindness

Physical Description: 1 v. (26 p.) of braille ; 10.5 x 12.5 x .5 in.