Helen Rowlatt Set VI (1908-1910)

Scope and Content

Grey cloth album containing 77 photographs of students and staff of Bedford Physical Training College for the years 1909-1910. The album belonged to Helen Rowlatt of Set VI.

The images show scenes from life at the College and include the following: students playing cricket, netball and tennis, engaged in dance and gymnastics displays; students and staff at picnics, boating on the river Great Ouse and cycling; students dressed in theatrical costume for fancy dress dance; 37 Lansdowne Road: interior of gymnasium and senior study room; scenes from rural Bedford life. The album is annotated with descriptions of scenes and names of individuals and includes images of dance displays and costumes for the Minuet, Morris Dancing, Sailors Hornpipe, Galliard, Sarabande and Scotch Reels; Reunion Week for 1910 and the skeleton 'Perkins'.