Henshaws Society for The Blind

Biographical Information

Type

charitable organisation

Dates

1873 (has beginning date)

Nationality

British

Biography

Henshaw’s Society for Blind People (founded in 1837), by Oldham businessman Thomas Henshaw, is a specialist charity providing support, advice and training to anyone affected by sight loss and other disabilities.

The charity has been involved in two projects associated with the Centre, a display of works produced by a ceramic workshop with artist Christine Lee in 1994; and Eric Fong's exhibition 'Seeing Beyond' in 2009. 

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