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Blind Girl
Blind Girl
Blind Girl
Blind Girl
Blind Girl
Blind Girl
Blind Girl
Blind Girl

Photo credit: The Orchar Collection: Dundee Art Galleries and Museums (Dundee City Council)

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A girl 'reading' a book using braille dots, a system that was invented in France in 1821.

The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum, The Orchar Collection


Date

1873–1880

Medium

marble

Measurements

H 73.5 x W 34.8 x D 65.8 cm

Accession number

272-1987-19

Acquisition method

collected by James Guthrie Orchar; presented to Dundee Art Galleries and Museums, 1987

Work type

Statue

Inscription description

on base: THE BLIND GIRL William Brodie R.S.A. B.1815 D.1881


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The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum, The Orchar Collection

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