National Photography Month~ May 25

Helen Keller by the Gerhard Sisters

c.1914 / Photographic print from copy neg
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, DC

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The Gerhards began their photography careers as young women. They studied for three years with Fitz W. Guerin, the best-known St. Louis portraitist and a photographer of staged scenes. When Guerin retired in January 1903, the Gerhards acquired his studio and negatives.
~Prints & Photographs Reading Room, LOC

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