Clippings: "Blind Tom" Season Farewell Concert, 1868


Thomas "Blind Tom" Wiggins (1849-1908) is the earliest known Black artist to visit the Maryland Institute College of Art. He was a slave pianist and autistic savant. The archive has found almost a dozen performances held at the College from 1868-1898.

Learn more about Thomas Wiggins at BlindTom.org.

Learn as about Thomas Wiggins at The Library of Congress.

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Citation Information

Sat, Apr 18, 1868 -1 . The Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America). Newspapers.com.