Anecdotes of the Deaf Poor Sam Tranter
The lot of the uneducated deaf and dumb in this world is a pi...
Corot And His Pupil
Corot the Artist had a deaf and dumb pupil. The young fellow ...
What would any of us be without education? By education, I me...
Portobello Swimming Club
On the mornings of Wednesday and Thursday the deep-diving med...
A Deaf And Dumb Sculptor At Brussels
A deaf and dumb sculptor named Van Louy de Canter has recentl...
At the great Exhibition in 1851 there was exhibited a set of ...
An Ingenious Boy
We were lately shown a curiosity in the shape of a sewing mac...
Mr. James Wyllie (the Herd Laddie), the greatest living draug...
King George Iv & The Deaf & Dumb Boy
When King George IV. visited Ireland a deaf and dumb boy dete...
The Bachelor Of Science
A fact without precedent has just happened at the Sorbonne. A...
A Deaf Mute's Beautiful Answer
The Rev. R. Stewart says: "I knew of a gentleman who went to ...
The Queen And The Deaf And Dumb
Not far from Osborne House, Isle of Wight, there lives a poor...
The Little Deaf And Dumb Preacher
In a small town in Germany lived a locksmith and his wife,...
Grace Annable was deaf, dumb, and blind, and although her for...
The Deaf And Dumb In Texas
Deaf and Dumb men have a poor chance in Texas. One of them we...
A Happy Death Bed
Not long ago there died in the county Wexford, in Ireland, a ...
Peter Sims, a deaf and dumb boy, was walking past a large sho...
His Right Name
In a letter received by the head master at the Deaf and Dumb ...
Pictures By Deaf And Dumb Artists In The Royal Academy 1876
No. 1301. "Despatches." T. Davidson.
" 30. "...
The Entertainments given on Tuesday in the Pavilion by Deaf a...
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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