Nigerian visitors’ tour to American Printing House for the Blind

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.42.57-61

Description: Black-and-white glossy; five photographs of a visit to the American Printing House for the Blind by multiple blind Nigerian visitors. .57 Side view of Roberta Williams showing two Nigerian visitors a book printed in braille; Willams and one male visitor wearing a dark suit and dark sunglasses hold the book; the second Nigerian visitor wears a red vest and white collared shirt and looks on. .58 Back view of APH guide, Roberta Williams, and two visitors; guide appears to be demonstrating a product in the product display room but the view is blocked by her body; factory doors are visible in the background. .59 Side view of APH guide with visitors in the product display room; APH guide holds an example of a metal plate of a floral graphic out to the male Nigerian visitor; the man holds the edges of the plate while the female visitor looks over his shoulder. .60 Side view of an APH guide propping up a metal plate of a graphic with one hand; the male Nigerian visitor feels the plate with the fingertips of his right hand; the female visitor looks over his shoulder. .61 Side view of the APH guide and male Nigerian visitor holding a metal printing plate together; the APH guide's hand is on top of the Nigerian man's hand; the female visitor is barely visible on the right edge of the photograph.

Medium: Photographic Paper

Date: ca. 1997

Photographer: Not Identified

History/Provenance: Photos were taken for the American Printing House for the Blind and may have been taken by an employee.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: African American students Blind Tours