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Blinded Gallery

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Choose from 41 pictures in our Blinded collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Blind soldiers regatta at Putney, WW1 Featured Print

Blind soldiers regatta at Putney, WW1

Blinded soldiers from St. Dunstan's home for blinded sailor and soldiers in Regent's Park, rowing in the boat they rowed to victory over the students of Westminster College. They won two races out of three. Previous to coaching for this regatta, none of the men had previously rowed before so their victory was all the more remarkable. A launch filled with other blind soldiers of St. Dunstan's and their friends followed the race with enthusiastic cheering. The victorious crew pictured are from left to right, Private Steele (2nd Scottish Rifles), Private Millegan (Irish Guards), Gunner Bates (RHA) and Corporal Pettitt (King's Royal Rifles). Date: 1915

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

St. Dunstans Bazaar at the Albert Hall, WW1 Featured Print

St. Dunstans Bazaar at the Albert Hall, WW1

Ladies pose by the stall run by actress Miss Lily Elsie (Mrs Ian Bullough) at the Albert Hall in aid of the funds of St. Dunstan's Hostel for blinded soldiers, a charity founded and run by Sir Arthur Pearson. The bazaar was opened by Queen Alexandra on 7th May 1917 and ran until the 10th. Sir Arthur Pearson in a speech on the occasion explained the After-Care scheme, which was designed to rehabilitate and forward the interests of those who passed through St. Dunstan's as well as those still there learning trades. Photograph shows, from left (back row) Miss Gill and Miss Glyn and in the front, Mrs Smallwood, Miss Anne Pollock, Miss Lily Elsie and Mrs Carpenter. Date: 1917

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Memories - WW1 Blinded soldier - RNIB postcard Featured Print

Memories - WW1 Blinded soldier - RNIB postcard

Memories - WW1 Blinded soldier looking back on his past life and the activities he is unable to continue to pursue due to his lost sight - Fund-raising postcard for the Home Teaching Branch of the National Institute for the Blind. The organisation received a Royal Charter in 1948, and changed its name to Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) in 1953. The wounded soldier is wearing the distinctive blue hospital suit Date: circa 1916

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection