The location of this school has an amazing history. This is were Vesalius
did his first dissections of human bodies. He bought the corpses from
the hangman of the Court House located nearby (you can see it on the back
of the picture, or here
). It also served for a long time as a
jail for women.
You can find some comments about it (and Stanford), made by another former Stanford/Catteau
alumni, on his