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Infant school
Title : Infant school Infant school
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Source : B 63020/2
Date of creation : ca. 1912
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Description :

Three children work sums on the blackboard; another two work under the teacher's direction whilst a sixth child works a puzzle on the floor.

This photograph is from a collection of lantern slides which belonged to Lydia Longmore, the first woman inspector of infant schools in South Australia.
Period : 1884-1913
Place : Prospect
Region : Adelaide metropolitan area
Further reading :

Smeaton, T. H. Education in South Australia from 1836 to 1927, Adelaide: Rigby, [1927] (Adelaide: Hunkin, Ellis & King)

Thiele, Colin. Grains of mustard seed, Adelaide: Education Dept., South Australia, 1975

Whitehead, Kay. The new women teachers come along: transforming teaching in the nineteenth century, Sydney: Australian and New Zealand History of Education Society, 2003

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