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Catalog Number 2001.10.1
Object Name Card, Trade
Scope & Content Small trade card, front features Louis Braille with picture of hands on pages. On the back,
"First Series of 25 Cards
Inventions & Discoveries
No. 16
Braille
Countless blind people all over the World live happier lives because of the birth of LOUIS BRAILLE. He was born in Paris in 1809 and became blind at the age of 3. Braille was intelligent and hardworking and determined to invent a way to enable the blind to read with their finger tips. This he did by making an alphabet of punctured holes in a card, but later improved it by having the dots raised.
Sunblest Tea
Cards in all packets of Sunblest Tea. Get your picture card album from your supplier. Price 6d."
Title Tea Card
Collection Museum of DisABILITY