Lantern Slide - Boys Playing Games and Music, Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, circa 1900 Image 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.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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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
Tertiary Classification: recreation
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

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