Pyramids, The Royal Normal College for the Blind, England
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A group of students at Royal Normal College create pyramid formations with their bodies by standing on each others' shoulders. In the center stands Francis Joseph Campbell's son, Guy Campbell, who went on to become the second principal of the college. He is holding the British flag in one hand and the American flag in the other. The Royal Normal College was the first school for the blind to introduce pyramids as a form of recreational gymnastics. 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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Samuel P. Hayes Research Library, Perkins School for the Blind, Watertown, MA. Contact host institution for more information.