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Skeleton

 
 
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Here is an example of a blind person "seeing" through touch of a skeleton at Sunderland Museum...“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:K13810(2)..view the set www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157626903151525/ ( http://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/ ( http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/image-licensing/ )

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1913 - 1918
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Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums
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