Helen Keller in Egypt

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.915-918

Description: .915: BW print; Helen Keller in dark print dress and flat two-tone hat kissing cheek of smiling Egyptian boy dresses in white; Eyptian woman in dark pinstripe dress and bespectled Egyptian man in dark suit and fez stand at left; Polly Thompson in dark dress stand at right, her hands poised to reaquire Keller's hands; captioned "Zeytoun--Cairo"; stamped "Aveugles Compliments du Journal D'Egypte"; 5x7"; .916: BW print; Helen Keller stands smiling and moving her hands amidst an Egyptian crowd gathered around her, sitting at right are two boys in white uniforms, both playing stringed instruments that Keller is reacting to; Karl Meyer is loking down at far right; caprioned "Instrument is an 'Out', school at Zeytoun--Cairo; stamped "Aveugles Compliments du Journal D'Egypte"; 5x7"; .917: BW print; Helen Keller , in light dress and flat dark hat, leans over table with girl and both are touching rectangular game pieces, dominoes; a crowd of people, including Polly Thomson, stand around watching with interest; a second girl has other playing pieces in front of her in the far right foreground; captioned "Cairo, dominoes"; stamped Photo A. Masraf"; 5.75 x 7.5"; .918: BW print; two girls sit at a small table covered by a light tablecloth, with a chessboard beween them; the board has holes drilled in each square and the pieces have a post on the bottom that fits in the holes; the girl on the right wears a heavy coat; the girl on the left a sweater and skirt; a round dining table set for a banquet is seen through an open doorway in right background; captioned "Chess--Cairo"; stamped Photo A. Masraf"; 5.75 x 7.5".

Medium: Photographic Paper

Date: Apr-52

Photographer: A. Masraf

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24