Lot 172: [Louisiana School for the Deaf]
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: [Louisiana School for the Deaf], c. 1858-1859, first specimen of printing for the blind by the Louisiana Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind, later renamed Louisiana School for the Deaf (1908), sight 3 1/4 in. x 8 in., framed 6 3/4 in. x 12 in. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).