Tintype of a blind man reading


Accession Number: 2001.127

Description: Elderly blind man, sitting on a wooden chair, reading a tactile case-bound book supported on his lap. Slight tinting on his cheeks. Faded; surface scratches and chips.

Medium: Sheet iron

Print Size: 3 5/8 x 2 3/8 in.

Date: [between 1850 and 1900]

Photographer: [unknown]

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2001.127

Subjects: Adult blind Photographs