Digitised Image

Children and teacher inside a classroom at Newtown School, Wellington, 17 Jun 1939

Reference Number: PAColl-7796-14

Original caption reads : "One of the upstairs classrooms in the new Newtown School [Wellington], which was opened this afternoon by the Hon P Fraser, Minister of Education. The new school, though only officially "opened" today, has been in use for several weeks. It is a two-storyed building to the south of the old wooden school in Riddiford Street, and is constructed on the most modern lines, with wide corridors which make it possible to open the classrooms to sun and air." (Evening Post, 17 June 1939). Shows rows of children sitting at their desks reading books. A teacher is at the front of the room, alongside a blackboard. Photograph taken by an unidentified Evening Post staff photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Interiors, related to Newtown School (Wellington), Newtown, School children - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Schools - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Classrooms - New Zealand - Wellington Region and Interior architecture.

Part of:
Evening Post original photographic prints and postcards, from file print collection, Box 4, Reference Number PAColl-7796 (13 digitised items)
Evening Post photographic prints, Reference Number PAColl-0614-2 (404 digitised items)
Evening Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PA-Group-00287 (5802 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print 15 x 20 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph

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