Illustration, Asylum for the Blind Edinburgh


Accession Number: 2000.64.1-2

Description: Illustration and a page of accompanying text were published in the book: A Graphic and Historical Description of the City of Edinburgh, which was published in 2 volumes with engravings by James Sargent Storer (1771-1853) and Henry Sargent Storer (1795-1837). .1 - page of descriptive text; unnumbered; describes the school's vocational training opportunities. .2 - illustration, engraving of the Asylum for the Blind; printed at bottom is "Drawn Engd. & Pubd. by J. & HS. Storer, Chapel Street Pentonville Sep. 2, 1820. Asylum For The Blind." It shows the front of the school, pedestrians on the sidewalk, and a horse-drawn carriage on a cobblestone street.

Height: 3

Width: 4

Date Made: 1820

Place of Origin: Edinburgh, Scotland

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2000.64.

Subjects: Blind Schools for the blind and visually impaired Vocational education

Made: J. & H.S. Storer

Material: Paper

Updated: 06/28/2021