JMS Photographs from Egypt

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.814-816

Description: .814: BW print; studio portrait of young man wearing sweater vest, sportcoat, and necktie; captioned "Mr. Sani Agad Hanna of Egypt"; 3.375 x 2.375"; .815: BW print; four Egyptian men pose; two are seated and two stand behind them; the two seated men have braille on their laps with their hands reading; two of the men wear dark glasses; two wear a fez; captioned "Fahim Gayeed blind teacher of the blind in Cairo, Egypt. Red'd Dec 1950. Fahim Gayeed is a Christian. He is seated with a large vol. in Braille before him. Three of his students (blind) are with him. They study at El Aghan University. See letter dated DEc 8, 1950"; 5.25 x 3.375"; .816: BW print; adult Egyptian man wearing white cap sits at table with two Egyptian children; the man and a girl at left have their hands on tactile books; a boy at right embosses braille on a desk slate; an older Caucasian man in suit and tie leans over the trio; captioned "Alexandria Blind Teacher"; 7.125 x 5.25"; .817:

Medium: Photographic Paper

Date: ca. 1950

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24

Subjects: Africa Braille Classrooms Egypt Schools for the blind and visually impaired Teachers