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Joel West Smith

Description: Portrait of Joel West Smith, Perkins teacher and inventor of American Braille, leaning against a balustrade wearing opaque glasses.

 

From small format photograph album donated by Dr. F. W. Aldred for Sister Mary Antony from the St. Mary's Convent.

 

Date: 1869

 

Format: black and white photograph

 

Digital Identifier: AG13_01_0020

 

Digitization: Digitized at the Boston Public Library and federally funded with LSTA funds through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 

Rights: Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA

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Taken on March 9, 2012