Students reading braille and writing with slate

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2004.134.48.1

Description: Sepia toned; there is a "u" shaped desk; there are three girl students on each side and one girl student at the end; on the left side of the table, there is a girl in the middle that is writing braille with a slate and on the right side of the table, there is a girl at the end of table writing braille with slate; the rest of the girls are reading braille; in the background there are two windows with flowers on the edge of the window; in the center, there is photo of children; and on the left side, in the back ground, is a plant and on the right side, there are books on a table. On the back, lightly stamped in black ink "From H. Parker Rolfe, 100 West Montgomery Ave. Ardmore, PA."

Medium: Photographic Paper

Print Size: 7.5" (h) x 9" (w)

History/Provenance: Pennsylvania photographer H. Parker Rolfe died in 1936 listed in The Pennsylvania Institution For the Instruction of the Blind, Overbrook 1936 104th Annual Reports as their official photographer.

Credit Line: (see provenance)

Subjects: Braille Photographs Reading Slates Writing