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    Two Scarce and Important Cartes de Visite of Laura Bridgman Laura Bridgman, 1829-1889, the first blind and deaf person to be successfully educated, born Hanover, New Hampshire. Under the guidance of Dr. S. G. Howe, of the Perkins School for the Blind, she learned to read and write and to sew, eventually becoming a sewing teacher at the school, where she remained until her death. As a girl and young woman, Bridgman was famous, her life and education described in newspapers and magazines worldwide. Her fame was later eclipsed by that of Helen Keller. One carte de visite by Warren, one by Black of Boston. Minor spots detract little, rare.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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