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In a Royal first, the Vision Foundation patron, HRH The Countess of Wessex GCVO has been sculpted live in front of an online audience.

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Coronavirus support

During the coronavirus lockdown support from the Vision Foundation ensured that essential services for blind and partially sighted people continued across London.

In Croydon hot food was delivered across the borough to vulnerable members of the community and support workers transferred their projects to the telephone and online to help combat the loneliness and isolation people were feeling.


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We are hugely grateful to the Countess of Wessex and sculptor Frances Segelman for making this “Royal first” happen - a live streaming of royal sculpture as it happened. Our event also highlighting the challenges blind and partially sighted people have been facing since lockdown and the coronavirus pandemic.

Video: Countess of Wessex gets sculpted to support Vision Foundation | Daily Mail Online
The Countess of Wessex becomes the first member of the royal family to sit for a sculptor while on live stream in this clip. Sophie, wife of Prince Edward, did this to raise awareness about the blind and partially sighted for the Vision Foundation.
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