Helen Keller speaking in Japan during 1948 tour Unveiling of the Plaque

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.41

Description: Black-and-white glossy of a smiling Helen Keller and Polly Thomson standing side by side at a dining table, Keller's right hand in the palm of Thomson's right hand, and a microphone directly in front of Thomson. A man in a business suit is seated at far left, on the opposite side of Keller, and another man stands at far right, next to Thomson. In the foreground is a large floral arrangement and a partially visible microphone. A large, draped window is half open in the background. Both women are wearing short-sleeve dresses and hats. Keller also wears a three-strand pearl necklace.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 8" (h) x 10" (w)

Date: [1948]

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