'Blind Schools'

The Royal Dundee Institution for the Blind, sale shop, Nethergate, Dundee, 1920s, National Museums of ScotlandThere were 'Blind Asylums' in Scotland in all of the main cities. They were founded to provide care and a means of livelihood for the visually impaired of those days.

The work of Scottish ‘Asylums for the Blind’

The Royal Dundee Institution for the Blind, sale shop, Nethergate, Dundee, 1920s, National Museums of Scotland

There were ‘Blind Asylums’ in most of Scotland’s main cities, including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee. The shop featured on the left was the outlet for goods made in the Blind Asylum in Dundee, and took orders for work such …Continue reading “The work of Scottish ‘Asylums for the Blind’”