Tea on "The Mount" Terrace, The Royal Normal College for the Blind, England
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A photograph of students and teachers having tea on the lawn in front of "The Mount", a residence for male students at Royal Normal College for the Blind in Upper Norwood, England. In the center of the students stands Francis Joseph Campbell, a founder of the school. The college property containing 16 acres was purchased at different times. The residences, bought with the land, retained their original names and were known as "The Mount", "The Roses", "Walmer", and "Windermere". They were occupied by boys and girls of different ages. A large building was erected containing a music hall, school rooms and dormitories. Royal Normal College for the Blind, Upper Norwood, England Accession: Prepared by and presented to Perkins Institution for the Blind by Lady Francis Campbell in memory of two pleasant years (1870-1872), spent in that Institution as teacher.
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Royal Normal College and Academy for the Blind
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