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St John the Devine C of E School

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St John the Devine C of E School 2
St John the Devine C of E School 2
Photo: Fred Mason
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Item #: 20761
Includes the father of a friend. c1917.

Comment by: dave marsh on 25th May 2012 at 18:19

Really interesting photo,Fred,it reminds me of ST Thomas's Caroline St where one large hall could quickly be converted to 4 classrooms with sliding glass panels.They knew how to make useful things then.

Comment by: Maggie K on 25th May 2012 at 23:56

I think St Catherine's was the same.

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 26th May 2012 at 10:42

You can see a bit of the curtain rail used to make the classroom totally separate from the adjoining rom.

Comment by: Keith on 28th May 2012 at 20:07

Yes, MaggieK I can confirm, St Catharine's, built 1834, was exactly the same.

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