• Creator
  • Royal Normal College and Academy for the Blind
  • Created Date
  • 1860-1900
  • Description
  • A photograph of "Windermere", a residence at Royal Normal College for the Blind in Upper Norwood, England. The building is partially covered in climbing ivy and there seems to be a small greenhouse attached to the side of the residence. 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 "Winderme... more
    A photograph of "Windermere", a residence at Royal Normal College for the Blind in Upper Norwood, England. The building is partially covered in climbing ivy and there seems to be a small greenhouse attached to the side of the residence. 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. less
  • Format
  • Photographs
    Black and white photograph
  • Rights
  • Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA. Contact host institution for more information.