Cabinet card, Blind girl and family

Photograph, Cabinet

Accession Number: 2003.154

Description: Black and white photograph is mounted on a white card. Photograper's name and location and a logo are blind-stamped on the front of the card, at bottom. Photo shows a blind girl, probably in her teens, wearing tinted eyeglasses. She is standing at back center and to her right is another girl of similar age whose left arm rests on the blind girl's shoulder. A woman is seated in front, at left, and holds a toddler on her lap. A young boy stands at front center and to his left is seated a young girl. Another young boy stands at right. The boys have short hair and their outfits include jackets and bow ties. The girls and woman wear their back and up. The two older girls appear to be wearing shirtwaists, with high collars, and long skirts. The toddler's dress has shoulder ruffles. Foxing on photo and card; photo has scratches; residue from label on back, at top left.

Medium: Cardboard, paper

Print Size: 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. card ; 5 5/8 x 4

Date: ca. 1900

Photographer: Bourgholtzer, photographer

Subjects: Blind children. Photographs.