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Abbotsford Public School

A photograph of girls at Abbotsford Public School learning to iron, 1916.

This classroom is well-equipped with sinks installed around the walls and there is an iron and an iron-stand for each child. Domestic science was part of the curriculum for all girls of primary school age when this photograph was taken.

Reference: D-ED 5/24/4

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

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