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Photograph - SWIMMING BATH, State School, Sunshine Victoria

From the Collection of Sunshine and District Historical Society Incorporated HUNT CLUB, 775 Ballarat Road, Deer Park 3023. SUNSHINE LIBRARY, Hampshire Road, Sunshine 3020. Victoria

Description
The item is an enlarged photographic reproduction stuck to a 5 mm chipboard. The photograph is thought to be from circa 1910-1920. It shows a group of children, possibly all girls, in and around a small pool at the SUNSHINE STATE SCHOOL. The class appears to be under instruction.
Size
51 cm (W) X 36 cm (H) X 0.5 cm (D)
Object Registration
20/4
Keywords
sunshine state school, swimming bath, pool, costume, class.
Significance
Photograph demonstrates the swimming uniforms worn in the early 20th century, and indicates that swimming classes were taught at Sunshine State School.
Inscriptions & Markings
Swimming Bath, State School, Sunshine
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM