Anecdotes of the Deaf The Unwelcome Tap
Isabella Green was a young woman who was completely blind ...
Uneducated Deaf Mute's Ignorance Of God
Vauncey Thompson wrote after having been under instruction...
A Novel Situation
During the past year a gentleman had occasion to visit a c...
A Deaf And Dumb Clergyman
Among those who were ordained deacons on Trinity Sunday last ...
(From The Graphic, May, 1874.)
Messrs. Doulton and Co., wh...
A Brave Defender
After reaching our encampment (at Jenin in Palestine) our dra...
The Bible And The Deaf And Dumb
The following is taken from the British and Foreign Bible Soc...
An Amusing Story
Here is an amusing story hailing from Munich. During the past...
Speed Of Manual Spelling
In reply to a question "What is the number of words a good...
Observations Of Deaf & Dumb Children
A gentleman called to see some little deaf and dumb girls who...
A Dumb Dog
A deaf and dumb lady living in a German city, had, as a co...
An Ingenious Boy
We were lately shown a curiosity in the shape of a sewing mac...
One of the best educated and most distinguished deaf mutes wa...
A Young Genius
(From the Journal of the Society of Arts, May 1, 1874.)
Pictures By Deaf And Dumb Artists In The Royal Academy 1876
No. 1301. "Despatches." T. Davidson.
" 30. "...
The Indians And Deaf And Dumb
We are quite sure the Indians were delighted by the recept...
Her Latest And Best
A little girl was admitted to a Deaf and Dumb Institution, an...
A Cat Assisting A Deaf And Dumb Woman
The chill wind was moaning, the rain falling drearily, and da...
Corot And His Pupil
Corot the Artist had a deaf and dumb pupil. The young fellow ...
Rapid Bicycle Travelling
Yesterday week a young man named Sydney Cornwall, of Coventry...
Trades Of The Deaf & Dumb In England And Wales
The following particulars showing the trades of the Deaf and Dumb are
taken from the last Government Census of 1883:--
315 domestic servants, 12 teachers of the deaf and dumb, 74 charwomen,
158 washing and bathing service, 22 bookbinders, 21 cloth manufacturers,
146 manufacturers of silk and cotton goods, 62 making lace, carpets or
trimmings, 580 milliners and dressmakers, 75 tailoresses, 28 straw hat
and bonnet makers, 99 seamstresses, 12 glove makers, 19 baby shoe
makers, 6 brush makers, 15 paper bag makers, 9 workers of porcelain,
24 artists (painters), 24 artists (engravers), 5 sculptors, 18 indoor
domestic servants, 37 gardeners, 28 commercial clerks, 28 messengers, 47
engaged in harbour and dock service, 37 farming on own account, 3 farm
bailiffs, 463 agricultural labourers, 15 nurserymen, 13 grooms, 2
veterinary surgeons, 2 gamekeepers, 40 bookbinders, 55 printers, 26
lithographic printers, 26 engine fitters and machinists, 11 watch and
clock makers, 41 bricklayers, 137 carpenters and joiners, 61 masons, 99
painters and paperhangers, 75 cabinet makers, 21 French polishers, 22
wood carvers, 12 carvers and gilders, 12 coach-makers, 15 wheelwrights,
43 saddlers, 42 shipwrights and carpenters ashore, 5 innkeepers,
1 maltster, 5 brewers, 17 butchers, 19 bakers, 4 confectioners, 44
worsted stuff and cloth makers, 344 tailors, 507 shoemakers, 23 pattern
makers, 10 hair dressers, 10 brush makers, 29 basket makers, 18 wood
turners, 23 coopers, 71 coal miners, 22 brickmakers, 22 workers of
porcelain, 29 glass makers, 11 jewellers, 55 blacksmiths, 65 iron and
steel manufacturers, 14 tin plate workers, 360 general labourers, 11
engine drivers, stokers, &c., &c.
There are in Great Britain and Ireland about 20,000 deaf mutes.
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