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Specimen sheet of embossed type for the blind, which bears an extract from Psalm CXIX. v.17,18 and a price list for other scriptures available in the same format.

  • Shuttleworth, G. E. (George Edward), 1842-1928.
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London (Earl Street, Blackfriars) : British and Foreign Bible Society.

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1 page : embossed and printed in letterpress ; sheet 27.1 x 33 cm

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British and Foreign Bible Society, Earl Street, Blackfriars, London. Specimen of embossed type for the blind. (Moon's System).

Notes

Part of a collection of photographs formed by George Edward Shuttleworth (1842-1928). He was Superintendent of the Royal Albert Asylum at Lancaster from 1870 to 1893. On his retirement in 1893, he devoted himself to the study of insanity, and published a book entitled "Mentally-deficient children: their treatment and training", London 1895. Some of his photographs, manuscripts and publications were presented to the Wellcome Institute Library in 1929

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Wellcome Library no. 39237i

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