Gladys Brooke Set VI (1908-1910) Volume I

Scope and Content

Burgundy leather album with 'B.P.T.C. 1908-1910' written on front cover containing 76 photographs of students and staff of Bedford Physical Training College for the years 1908-1910. The album was donated by Gladys Brooke of Set VI.

The images show scenes from life at the College and include the following: students playing cricket, netball and tennis and engaged in dance and gymnastics displays; students cycling; students dressed in theatrical costume for fancy dress dance and plays; group photographs of Set VI, the cricket, lacrosse and tennis teams; exterior of 29 Lansdowne Road; scenes from rural Bedford life. The album is annotated with descriptions of scenes and names of individuals and includes images of the Junior Play for 1908 and the Senior Play for 1908 and 1909 of which the latter was called Liberty Hall .

See also PH 2/6.