Helen Keller at the Arab Workshop, Jerusalem

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.930-931

Description: BW prints; .930: Helen Keller in a dark dress and flat two-tone hat, leans down to touch something out of view, from context probably a workman's hands caning a chair, as the workman's head and shoulders can be seen in lower left beside a chairback; Polly Thomson, wearing a dark dress and floral hat, leans with Keller, her hand on Helen's hand; captioned "Arab workshop, Jerusalem, caning work, 16 May 1952"; stamped "Ali Za'Arur, Press Photographer, Jerusalem"; .931: Left to Right, S.T. Dajani, Helen Keller, Polly Thomson, unidentified official in pinstripe suit and fez, and emerging from a doorway is Karl Meyer; Arab workmen are seated in lower right foreground; the Arab official is smiling broadly; Keller is fingerspelling into Thomson's hand and Dajani is speaking; captioned "Arab workshop, Jerusalem, H.K. speaking, Dajani translating, 16 May 1952"; stamped "Ali Za'Arur, Press Photographer, Jerusalem".

Medium: Photographic Paper

Date: 16-May-52

Photographer: Ali Za'Arur

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24