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Who Can Name Them All?

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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) view the set www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157626903151525/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure - for image licensing enquiries please follow this link www.twmuseums.org.uk/image-licensing/

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River Wear Bridges

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Blind visitors to Sunderland Museum, examining models of the old and new bridge across the river Wear. ?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?. TWCMS:K13581 view the set www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157626903151525/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure - for image licensing enquiries please follow this link www.twmuseums.org.uk/image-licensing/

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blind | children | adults | johnalfredcharltondeas | charltondeas | handlingsessions | sunderland | sunderlandmuseum | touch | see | objects | collections | access | curator | sessions | northeast | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | oldphotos | riverwear | bridge | sunderlandbridge | wearmouthbridge | socialhistory | northeastofengland | room | interior | unitedkingdom | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | archives | fascinating | interesting | unusual | poignant | table | standing | gathering | formercurator | senses | handling | artefacts | sunderlandcouncilblindschool | seeingthroughtouch | museumcollection | signal | communication | communicating | wall | neutralbackground | examiningmodels | oldbridge | newbridge | models | hendon | england | glasses | engaged | suit | hair | tie | blouse | reflection | grain | mark | dress | fabric | crease | riverwearbridges | fingers | artdesign

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Soldiers Wear

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3 blind women examining articles worn by soldiers at Sunderland Museums, 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:K13823.3 view the set www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157626903151525/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure - for image licensing enquiries please follow this link www.twmuseums.org.uk/image-licensing/

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blind | children | adults | johnalfredcharltondeas | charltondeas | handlingsessions | sunderland | sunderlandmuseum | touch | see | objects | collections | access | curator | sessions | northeast | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | oldphotos | firstworldwar | socialhistory | women | dress | fabric | crease | standing | room | seeingthroughtouch | blindness | 3blindwomen | examining | examinaton | articles | clothing | uniform | soldiers | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | hendon | england | sunderlandmuseums | 1913 | fingers | hand | senses | eyes | ww1 | formercurator | invitation | sunderlandcouncilblindschool | educational | artefacts | profound | simplicity | painting | frame | portrait | industry | archives | digitalimage | wall | floor | shine | boots | gathering | attentive | handling | object | man | apron | blackandwhitephotograph

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Potters Wheel

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The blind visitors to Sunderland Museum are using a potter's wheel and clay.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:K13801 view the set www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157626903151525/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure - for image licensing enquiries please follow this link www.twmuseums.org.uk/image-licensing/

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blind | children | adults | johnalfredcharltondeas | charltondeas | handlingsessions | sunderland | sunderlandmuseum | touch | see | objects | collections | access | curator | sessions | northeast | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | oldphotos | potterswheel | clay | 1913 | visitorservices | socialhistory | archives | seeingthroughtouch | northeastofengland | unitedkingdom | blackandwhitephotograph | frame | label | text | october1913 | blindvisitors | fingers | eyes | johnalfredcharltondea | formercurator | interior | room | wall | floor | curtain | decoration | flowers | fascinating | unusual | poignant | museumcollection | sunderlandcouncilblindschool | eager | apron | ribbon | dress | suit | tie | waistcoat | shirt | tablecloth | container | box | furniture | plant | signage | senses | touching | handling | attentive | standing | gathering | grain

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A Girl 'Seeing'

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Here is a young girl who is blind - examining mounted birds at Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. Charlton Deas, curator at Sunderland Museum was a pioneer in making museums accessible to disabled people, especially blind/visually impaired people. In 1913 he organised a number of handling sessions for both blind adults and children. Ref: TWCMS:K13593_2 view the set www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157626903151525/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure - for image licensing enquiries please follow this link www.twmuseums.org.uk/image-licensing/

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blind | children | adults | johnalfredcharltondeas | charltondeas | handlingsessions | sunderland | sunderlandmuseum | touch | see | objects | collections | access | curator | northeast | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | oldphotos | younggirl | mountedbirds | birds | feathers | beak | neutralbackground | dress | cloth | expression | bodygesture | ribbon | hair | paintings | frame | landscape | oil | oils | rope | boundary | pole | stand | decoration | shoe | crease | stocking | blouse | arm | hand | face | stilt | halfmemorytheglasstrunk | seeingthroughtouch | senses | feel | feeling | unusual | fascinating | socialhistory | blackandwhitephotograph | mark | floor | grain | debris | wood | mount | stuffing | wintergardens | examination | examining | accessible | disabled | visuallyimpaired | taxidermy

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