Kisu Rhee portrait

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.188

Description: Front: black-and-white glossy. Photo of Kisu Rhee, son of Rhee Young Shik, Director of the Teagu School for the Blind and Deaf, South Korea. He is leaning against a card catalog in a small library room at the Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, Massachusetts, where he was a John Milton Scholarship student during the 1953-1954 school year. After studying teaching methods in the U.S., he was to return to the Taegu School to assist. There are books on shelves behind him and windows with woodwork. He is looking to the right of the camera and is dressed in a collared shirt, tie, sweater, and suit coat. On the reverse: a card from the Perkins Institution that has typewritten: "Kisu Rhee of Korea," and the stamped name and address of the photographer.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 9.75" (h) x 7.75" (w)

Date: ca. 1954

Photographer: Polumbaum, Ted

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: Schools for the blind and visually impaired Teacher training