Marlborough Express Photographs From August 1957
Schools break up today in pictures

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Copyright The Marlborough Express Newspaper Co. Ltd
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Collection Marlborough Express Negatives
Description "The photographs reproduced below [catalogue records MEX0.900.0001, .0002, .0003] were taken at Marlborough College and the Blenheim School this morning by a staff photographer and the prints processed on The Express's new electronic engraver. The reproduction of these photographs marks the introduction of a new service for Express readers - news pictures within a matter of hours of the events they portray. The Express hopes that readers will approve the choice of schools and children as a "first"."

Image from Negative number 1A published in The Marlborough Express Friday August 23, 1957, page 4.

Schools Break Up Today In Pictures: Girls of V Upper at Marlborough College, Pat Cresswell, Audrey Hamilton, Janice Currie, Diana Broughton, Miriam Hind and Evelyn Ford, make light of the task of packing up before breaking up. Bright sunshine today gave promise of an enjoyable holiday, but it seemed that as far as the College was concerned it was closing just in time before the advance of flu, which was beginning to take toll of the pupils. This morning 112 pupils were absent and during the morning periods a further 50 were sent home.
Year Range from 1957
Object ID MEX0.900.0002
Object Name Negative, Photographic
People Cresswell, Pat
Hamilton, Audrey
Currie, Janice
Broughton, Diana
Hind, Miriam
Ford, Evelyn
Place Marlborough
Studio The Marlborough Express Newspaper Co. Ltd
Title Schools break up today in pictures
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