Set IX (1911-1913)

Scope and Content

Loose pages (2) from an album containing 13 photographs of students and staff of Bedford Physical Training College for the years 1911-1913.

The images show scenes from life at the College and include the following: group photograph of Sets IX (1911-1913) and X (1912-1914) combined, students playing hockey, lacrosse and netball, engaged in dance displays; the garden of 37 Lansdowne Road set out for a tea party. Also includes scenes showing stages in the construction of the Bedford Purification Sewage Works and a visit by the public to the site. It is understood that Bedford Physical Training College students visited Bedford Water Works in preparation for the Royal Sanitary Institute examination.