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Who Can Name Them All? | by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
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Who Can Name Them All?

Busts of famous men being examined by the Blind,1913.


“To them, their fingers are eyes”


From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, organised several handling sessions for the blind, first offering an invitation to the children from the Sunderland Council Blind School, to handle a few of the collections at Sunderland Museum, which was ‘eagerly accepted’.


Ref: TWCMS:K13584(2)


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Taken in June 1913