Victorian London - Directories - Dickens's Dictionary of London, by Charles Dickens, Jr., 1879 - "Music, National Training School for"

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Music, National Training School for. Established by The Society of Arts. — The school building was presented by Mr. C. J. Freake to the nation on a site adjoining the Albert Hall. A large number of scholarships have been founded by royal personages, public institutions, and generous amateurs. The scheme, although doubtless well-intentioned, has not yet resulted in any striking success. Whether it be founded on a firm basis or no must be left for time to deride. Detailed information can be. obtained at Kensington-gore. NEAREST Railway Station, High-street, Kensington; Omnibus Route, Kensington-road; Cab Rank, Queen’s-gate.

Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879