"Blind Tom," Thomas Grimes (1849-1908)

Blind Tom was a pianist and composer born to slaves Mingo Wiggins and Charity of the Wiley Jones plantation. Grimes was taught, managed, exhibited, and exploited by the Bethune family of Columbus, Georgia.

Date:
1865 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES10716
Photographer:
William S. Warren (Boston)
Height:
2462px
Width:
1458px
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