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The Bendigo Benevolent Asylum and Industrial School, 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3087C/33

Scope and Contents

179 x 124 mm. A view of the front façade of the building, a large construction in Ionic style, with central pillars and a pediment. The patients and staff pose in front of the building. The text beneath the photograph reads ‘This noble Institution is provided for 100 adults and 150 children. Out-door aid is afforded to 220 families weekly. The average expenditure is £9,000 per annum. The cost of its erection is estimated at £20,000. The Hon. J.F. Sullivan, M.L.A. was the first President. The office-bearers for the year 1875 are [here follows a long list of names]’.


  • Creation: 1875


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Poor condition.

Finding aid date

2014-07-28 11:39:08+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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