Piano tuning lesson

young men getting a piano tuning lesson

In January 2017, RSBC merged with the Royal London Society for Blind People (RLSB). Although we are now called RSBC, there may be some references to RLSB in the following article.

 
Piano tuning was one of the main areas of employment for blind and partially sighted men in the 1900s.

Here are three young men receiving a lesson from their tutor – one sits at the piano tinkering with the strings while the other two students stand by with the teacher.

This photo was taken in the 1930s from RLSB’s Swiss Cottage school.

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