Lithograph of Samuel Gridley Howe


Accession Number: 2011.38

Description: Lithograph of a circa 1870 head-and-shoulders portrait photo of Howe. A facsimile of his signature appears in the bottom margin. Howe was the leading U.S. pioneer in the education of blind children. In 1832, he became the first director of the Perkins School for the Blind (MA), a position which he held until his death in 1876.

Height: 12

Width: 10

Date Made: n.d.

Maker: unknown

Subjects: Educators

Dimension Notes: Image measures 5 (h) x 4 (w) in.

Material: Paper

Updated: 05/13/2014