Pupils of old "stone" school in Queenston
Description
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Creator
Hedges, R. E., Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Sepia colour old photograph of unidentified school children.The students are standing, sitting on chairs or grass, with their teacher/principal Charles R. Kilkenny, carrying a small child in his arms. There is a fragment of a large stone block building and small shed in the background.
Not dated, probably taken between 1891 and 1901.
Notes
The old stone school was built in 1844 and Charles R. Kilkenny was principal of the school from 1891 till the Laura Secord Memorial School was built in 1914-15. He continued as principal in the new school until his retirement in June 1918.
Inscriptions
Reverse (stamp of photographer):
"Mr. R. E. Hedges,
Attercliffe, Ontario"
Date of Original
1900s
Dimensions
Width: 30 cm
Height: 25 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 21cm
Image Height: 16.5cm
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Kilkenny, Charles R. (1862-19?)
Local identifier
QC00060
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
Donor
Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989)
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
Email
Website
Agency street/mail address
10 Anderson Lane P.O. Box 430
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2023
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Pupils of old "stone" school in Queenston


Sepia colour old photograph of unidentified school children.The students are standing, sitting on chairs or grass, with their teacher/principal Charles R. Kilkenny, carrying a small child in his arms. There is a fragment of a large stone block building and small shed in the background.
Not dated, probably taken between 1891 and 1901.