Lantern Slide - 'Help the Blind!' Advertisement, Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 95983

One of a set of lantern slides from the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB, later Vision Australia), located at 557 St Kilda Road, Melbourne.
Damaged. Standard format (3¼ x 3¼ inch square) lantern slide, glass with black paper rectangular mask against image under protective glass cover plate; sealed with black paper binding tape around edge.
Description Of Content:
Illustrated advertisement showing image of a man wearing a blindfold with outstretched arms to feel his way; with text above and below.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: fundraising, public health, disabilities, disability organisations, visual impairment, advertisements, lantern slides
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Health Organisations
Tertiary Classification: fundraising
Inscriptions: Text image: "HELP the BLIND! / at the Royal VIctorian Institute For the Blind / St Kilda Road. / SEND YOUR DONATION To / The Hon. Treasurer of Appeal, CR. J.W.SWANSON, / F. Leslie Beuford / Hon. Secty For Appeal / LORD MAYOR OF MELBOURNE."
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; 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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