The Board of the VDDI thought it was important to equip the pupils with skills that would make them useful members of society.
Shows the students at their day to day studies.
B&W photograph by N.J.Caire, on a postcard of a girls' sewing class at the VDDI (Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution)
Inscriptions & markings
On Front of postcard: "VICTORIAN DEAF & DUMB INSTITUTION, ST. KILDA RD., MELBOURNE./Sewing Class/N.J.CAIRE, Photo, 4 Darling Street, South Yarra, Victoria."