Muriel Bartlett Set XVI (1917-1920)

Scope and Content

Brown paper album which belonged to Muriel Bartlett of Set XVI. The album contains 80 photographs of students and staff of Bedford Physical Training College for the years 1918-1919. Only a few of the photographs have captions.

The images show scenes from life at the College and include the following: playing hockey against an Officers Team from the No. 1 School of Instruction at Elstow, Bedfordshire, playing tennis, demonstrating gymnastics positions and Revived Greek Dance friezes; skating and playing in snow; hockey team; the groundsman Mr Mansfield, tutors Freda Colwill, Ida Hadley, Molly Petit, Elizabeth Roberts, and the Principal Margaret Stansfeld; exterior of nos. 27, 31 and 37 Lansdowne Road and the gymnasium; interior of gymnasium, Senior study room; scenes from Sports Day 1919; R31 airship over Bedford.