Historical information

These are a pictorial documentation of the early years of the Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution.


A record of the people, children, buildings and activities of the Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution up to 1920.

Physical description

B&W photograph by N.J.Caire, on a postcard, of the girls' Tug of War, at the VDDI with a photograph of the postcard In black and white.

Inscriptions & markings

On Front of postcard: "VICTORIAN DEAF & DUMB INSTITUTION, ST. KILDA RD., MELBOURNE./Tug of War/N.J.CAIRE, Photo, 4 Darling Street, South Yarra, Victoria."