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Lantern Slide - Boys Playing Games and Music, Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, circa 1900 Reg. No: MM 95974
- One of a set of lantern slide depicting buildings and residents at the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB, later Vision Australia), located at 557 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.
- Standard format (3¼ x 3¼ inch square) lantern slide, comprising black & white photographic image printed on glass with black paper rectangular mask against image under protective glass cover plate; sealed with black paper binding tape around edge. White paper label adhered to front.
- Description Of Content:
- Exterior, six boys sitting on wooden chairs at two tables. The boys are holding playing cards. Two boys standing in background, one playing a musical instrument (possibly a tuba). Trees and a wooden building in background. Relating to the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), circa 1900.
|Dimensions:||82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||occupational therapy, institutional life, disabilities, education training, disability organisations, visual impairment, lantern slides|
|Themes this item is part of:||Medicine in Society Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Health Organisations|
|Inscriptions:||White paper sheet adhered to front, printed text in purple ink. Front, printed, "Blind boys playing cards, &c.".|
|Format:||Lantern Slide: Black & White; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB), Prahran, Victoria, Australia, circa 1900s|