Set XI (1913-1915)

Scope and Content

Loose pages (12) from a photograph album containing 65 photographs of students and staff of Bedford Physical Training College which is understood to date from 1913-1915. The photographs are of a reasonable quality but variable size and carry no inscriptions suggesting this is the personal album of a student.

The images show scenes from life at the College and include the following: students playing hockey and netball, engaged in dance and gymnastics displays; picnics and boating on the river Great Ouse, tea parties in the garden; students dressed in theatrical costume performing an entertainment, and using box brownie cameras; the hockey and netball teams; the groundsman, Mr Mansfield, tutor, Elizabeth Roberts, and the Principal, Margaret Stansfeld; 37 Lansdowne Road: the exterior, garden, interior of gymnasium.