In Day, M. L. Incidents in the life of a blind girl (Baltimore, 1859), frontispiece., Mary Day studied at the Maryland Institution for the Instruction of the Blind, now the Maryland School for the Blind., Bust-length portrait of Mary Day.
Plate from a children's moral instruction book showing a young girl leading a blind woman across a foot bridge over a creek. The woman wears a bonnet and shawl and carries a basket. In the background, a building resembling a mill is visible and ducks wade in the water., Not in Wainwright., Issued as plate in series Picture lessons, illustrating moral truth. For the use of infant-schools, nurseries, Sunday-schools & family circles (Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, 146 Chestnut Street, between 1847 and 1853)., Originally accompanied by text titled "Leading the blind" moralizing that choosing kindness and self-sacrifice for the sake of helping others is imitating Jesus Christ, who "was rich, yet for our sakes he became poor, that we, through poverty, might be rich. We imitate him when we deny ourselves, that we may do good to others.", Philadelphia on Stone, POSP 13, Gift of David Doret., Trimmed.
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Membership certificate containing a biblical scene in an oval frame embellished with filigree. Depicts the New Testament passage John 9:6 under the verse "For the Lord God Giveth them light. Rev. XXII. 5.V." Shows Jesus laying his hands upon a blind man in a lush setting. A village is visible in the distant background. The Pennsylvania Industrial Home for Blind Women, established 1868, provided housing and paid work for blind women, who performed handicrafts including basket weaving, chair caning, and lacemaking., Not in Wainwright., Issued to Mr. & Mrs. John F. Smith on April 1, 1881. Signed Fannie K. Atwood, Secretary and Susan P. Lloyd, President., Philadelphia on Stone, POS 559, Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Certificates - Pennsylvania Industrial, Inscribed on verso: Smith 1250 N. Broad., Inscribed on verso: Presented by Mrs. John F. Combs Feb. 12, 1912.
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