In 1811, the Society for Promoting the Education of the Poor of Ireland, commonly called the Kildare Place Society, was founded. The Society had offices and a model school in Kildare Place in Dublin. The society trained teachers and gave grants towards Kildare Place Schools and towards teachers' salaries in the time before there were national schools in Ireland. It also produced school textbooks. Circa 1820. Early colouring. Slightly grubby.
Approx 31cms by 37cms.