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Image of blind operator making valentines for the blind

Braille Valentines

An article in an 1895 issue of The Strand Magazine gives details of the making of valentines for the blind: "Here is a photograph of the blind writer turning out valentines for the amusement of hundreds of his fellows all over the world".

Q Does anyone have any 19th century examples in their collection?

Ephemera - minor transient documents of every day life