School for the Indigent Blind, interior

Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of girls and young women sewing, knitting, making cords for window blinds, and spinning in their workshop at the School for the Indigent Blind, Southwark, London, 1850s, watched by a group of visitors. The school was founded in 1799 and gave children and young men and women an education and a trade. On leaving each pupil received a sum of money and a set of tools.