Children listening to the piano, Yokohama Christian School for Blind Children, Japan

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.281

Description: Two black-and-white glossy photographs. .281a: Children sit in three curved rows of chairs in a tall room. They face the front where a woman is playing the piano. The number "64" is written in the bottom left. .281b: At center, a woman is seated, facing away from the camera and playing the piano. Four young children stand on each side of her, and one of them has his hand on the back of her chair. Reverses of photos are blank. Description on paper: handwritten in blue ink, "61. Miss Imamura playing hymns for her Eng songs class of little 3-8 yr olds. These are the ones who sang to us so lustily [and with] Eng easily and clearly pronounced. (over) [unclear] 64: notice picture of Fuji mt presented to school by generous Jap. artist who lives near Fuji + paints the mt chiefly. This picture is highly prized by the school. Inspires sight teachers."

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 3.5" (h) x 5.5" (w) - 4.25" x 6.25"

Photographer: Not identified

History/Provenance: Received with John Milton Society for the Blind (JMS) records from the American Foundation for the Blind.

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24

Subjects: Hymns Japan Piano music School children Schools for the blind and visually impaired