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DUKE STREET SCHOOL 1908

1908
Subcollections
Overview

B & W Photo of a group of 46 school children, boys and girls, standing outside Toodyay School.
All seem to be dressed in period costume.
The front row pupils are sitting. To the right corner of photo is a large drum behind which a boy is holding a drum stick.
A brick wall of the school building plus 2 windows is behind the group.
Four blackboards standing on easels are situated behind the group and against the wall, each blackboard contains what appears to be a chalk drawing in floral pattern.

Historical information

The old Newcastle School, located on Duke Street, was the first purpose built school in the new town site of Toodyay (then known as Newcastle). It operated as a school from 1887 to 1954.

Details

Details

Registration number
cwa-org-37-2001.1203
Item type
Material
Width
22.4000 cm
Height or length
14.2000 cm
Themes
Contextual Information

Appears to be taken on the same day as the group photo of school children held in the Shire of Toodyay collection under accession number 2001.1207 (same position and backdrop, different children)

Year
1908
Primary significance criteria
Historic significance
Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

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