Dressmaking students in Shoreditch College: 1958
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Dressmaking students in Shoreditch College: 1958

Henry Grant

© Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London

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Students making adjustments to garments on dressmakers dummys in Shoreditch College in 1958.
The school was unique as a teacher training institution because of its focus on handicraft. It was created to improve the standards of those teaching in London’s manual training centers.
In 1907 the college moved from South London to Hoxton, and in 1951 from Hoxton to a semi-rural location at Cooper's Hill in Surrey.
The college continued to funded by the London County Council at it's new site, which consisted of 60 acres of land, and overlooked the Thames and Windsor Castle.
 

Artist/Photographer/Maker

 

Date

1958 AD - 1958 AD
 

Image Number

007025
 

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