Laura Bridgman Practicing the Manual Alphabet, 1845
- William and Robert Chambers
This illustration depicts Laura Bridgman sitting at a desk engaged in writing the manual alphabet on her left hand. A man, likely S.G. Howe, is seated across from her. Bridgman is wearing her eye sash, which is also worn by a doll laying on the floor in front of her. There is also a woman in the background knitting.
- Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA. Contact host institution for more information.