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The evolution of radio design leading sets for people with limited or no sight is the subject of the
The exhibition documents the evolving technology, designs and adaptations, such as braille labelled dials and top mounted controls, which allowed people with little or no sight to use radios. It looks at the first 100 crystal sets issued in 1929 through to the present day's wireless internet audio player.
As well as the radios themselves, the archive contains old photographs, scanned documents, audio files, social research and historical information that provides a fascinating insight into the setting up and issuing of sets.
It also tells the story of Captain Sir Ernest Beachcroft Beckwith Towse establishing the fund in 1928, the first appeal for funds by
For more information, see www.blind.org.uk/archive
Opening hours: Monday to Friday
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