Historical information

Images collected by donor for Williamstown High School archives and scanned by Lindy Wallace for Botanic Gardens archive


The images demonstrate the social value of the Gardens to the local community and how they used as a place for meeting, playing and celebrating with friends and family.

Image 2014.007c also demonstrates the changes over time to the Gardens structures: for example when the gates and fence was painted white.

Physical description

Colour image of approximately 18 children sitting in front of and drawing dates of the Gardens. Most have blue jumpers on over the top of their light blue school uniforms. The gates, posts and picket fence are painted white.
They are students of Williamstown High School Art Class. The name of the teacher is unknown.