No. 2, Lee Yong Un, Taegu School for the Blind and Deaf, Korea

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.146

Description: Front: black-and-white glossy. A portrait from the waist up of a boy with short hair wearing a suit. Background is a corner of an outdoor wall. Reverse: pencil markings which appear to be "48," in blue ink "No 2." From separate "Explanation of photo," spelling and grammar preserved: "This is a Lee Yong Un he was liveing is Seoul Korea, who lost his sight and the sense of hearing by bomb at the second year of middle school, and whose perents and brothers were missing. So, when he was wandering alone inthe city, found out by a docter of Denmaek Hospital Ship. Then, learning the braille and the method of utterance my school, and now he is a moded student of school."

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 3.125" (h) x 2.25" (w)

Date: 1953

Photographer: Not identified

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: Korea (South) Schools for the blind and visually impaired Students War