Abigail Eliot, photograph.
Date:
1922
Description:
A black and white photograph of Abigail Adams Eliot (Abby Eliot). She is shown standing, wearing a long, dark dress, with her hands upon the head of a child. Other children can be seen in front of and around her. She appears to be speaking in a crowd or meeting. Abby Eliot was a pioneer in the nursery or preschool movement in the United States during the twentieth century. She met the Penfields while she was studying in Oxford during 1919 and 1920. This image is dated as having been taken during the spring of 1922 when Abby Eliot was working at the Ruggles Street Day Nursery in Roxbury, a neighbourhood of Boston, Massachusetts. This is the only image on page 92 of the 1919 - 1927 photo album compiled by Wilder Penfield.
Physical Description:
image.photograph.black and white 12.4 x 9.0 cm
Language:
English

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series O (Objects) -- Sub-Series O/V (Objects, visual) -- Photograph Album (1919-1927) -- page92 -- image1
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Abigail Eliot, photograph. [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series O (Objects) -- Sub-Series O/V (Objects, visual) -- Photograph Album (1919-1927) -- page92 -- image1 . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved October 24, 2017 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9330
Rights:
This material has been made available with the consent of the copyright holders and can be used in accordance with fair dealing provisions of Canadian copyright law. For more information, please contact the Osler Library of the History of Medicine.
Notes:
Title reads: "Abby Eliot". Caption reads: "Spring 1922."

Call Number:
O/V Photograph Album (1919-1927)