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Lantern Slide - Broom Making Workshop, Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind Workshop, Melbourne, circa 1900 Image Reg. No: MM 95986

Summary:
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.
Description:
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:
Seven boys and men seated and standing at workbenches. Broomheads, timber, machinery and equipment are on workbenches and in the background. In workshop for the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB).
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: workshops, woodworking, institutional life, disabilities, 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: working environments
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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