The Blind Girl Cushion
Buy a piece of 18th century Fine Art furniture with this gorgeous cushion featuring The Blind Girl by John Everett Millais, one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Perfect on a bed or a sofa for all to enjoy!The image, from the Birmingham Museums collection, shows a fusion of figure and landscape. In the foreground, two homeless girls sitting begging near a roadside.
The blind girl has a sheet of paper hanging around her neck with the words ‘pity the blind’. In the distance is a view of Winchelsea, a small village in East Sussex.
Millais said this was the social evil of the day, homelessness among children and the disabled.
This elegant cushion measures 40cmx40 cm