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Image: Photo of the Victorian School for Deaf Children (1970)

The Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution moved to a new building on St Kilda Rd in 1866. This photograph was taken in 1970.

Image courtesy of State Library of Victoria. St. Kilda Road Melbourne, 597, Vic. i.e. Victorian School for Deaf Children. Photographer: Collins, John T. Taken 22 February 1970.
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