Author Topic: Annie Bindon-Carter M.B.E.  (Read 282 times)


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Annie Bindon-Carter M.B.E.
« on: 17:48:24, 22/08/19 »

She deserves a mention even though she was a Sheffield artist and entrepreneur.

Annie Bindon Carter transformed the lives of ex-servicemen returning from the trenches of the First World War with horrific injuries, by employing them to decorate fabrics and to help build a successful business, giving them back their self-esteem, and putting them into full paid employment.[/font][/size]
She also aided the intellectual development of the students of our University by donating the sum of £1,000 to the Library, specifically for the purchase of beautiful artistsí books to inspire and engage interest outside of the curriculum.[/font][/size]
On display are costumes, fabrics and designs from the company, alongside examples of the private press books bought from that donation.[/font][/size]
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