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Photograph, B/W East Bentleigh SS No.2083 1925

From the Collection of City of Moorabbin Historical Society (Operating the Box Cottage Museum) Joyce Park Jasper Road Ormond Victoria

Description
A Black & White panoramic photograph of a group of adults and children in front of the classrooms of the East Bentleigh SS No. 2083 in 1925
Size
50cm x 12cm
Object Registration
00591
Keywords
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Historical information
The Common School No. 213 East Brighton 1864 - 1878 replaced the original St Stephen's Church of England School in Tucker Road.
1878-1908 the School was known as Education Department State School No. 2083 Brighton East. 1908 - 1936 the School changed it's name to Bentleigh and then from 1936 - 1993 was known as East Bentleigh. 1993 the school was closed due to low enrollments and the building was demolished and land sold .
Charles J Coates, the father of Pam Thomas, attended this school.
When Made
1925
Made By
H.M.Walker (Maker)
Significance
A school photograph of one of the original schools in the Bentleigh area showing a gathering of adults and children who had connection with this school either as teachers, pupils, parents or neighbours in 1925.
Inscriptions & Markings
on back : handwritten 1925
Last updated
16 Nov 2019 at 10:08PM