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- A Place & Date Depicted Golden Point, Australia
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Negative - Pupils of Golden Point School, Victoria, late 19th century Reg. No: MM 002027
- Photograph identified as pupils of Golden Point School, Victoria, circa 1865. However, the clothing of the children suggests a later 19th century date, and the Golden Point State School was opened in 1875. On opening day 920 pupils were enrolled, although it was designed for 500. It provided night classes for young men. In 1993 the merged with Eureka St and Richards St to form Canadian Lead State School, but it re-opened in 2009 as Golden Point Learning and Cultural Environment.
Golden Point is on the south-east side of Ballarat.
- Description Of Content:
- Pupils of the Golden Point School in the street outside the school.
- Acquisition Information:
- Copied from Mrs E. Brown, 1985
- The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
|Tagged with:||education, picket fences, schools, students, verandahs, clothing|
|Themes this item is part of:||Images & Image Making Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Primary & Secondary Schools|
|Organisations Depicted:||Golden Point School|
|Format:||Negative: Black & White; 35 mm|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Golden Point, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1875-1900|
|References:||Anne Beggs- Sunter, Lecturer in History at University of Ballarat, provided information on the history of Golden Point School in the Golden Point Learning and Cultural Environemtn web site http://www.gplace.org.au/GpHistory.htm, accessed 20/4/2012|