Vintage: Boston Public Schools (late 19th Century)

Vintage: Boston Public Schools (late 19th Century)


The Boston Pictorial Archive holds photographs documenting Boston-area adult and evening classes in the 19th century, with the bulk of the material covering the years between 1890 and 1893. These images offer interior views as well as adult students engaged in classroom work or other educational endeavors.

12 women students in a classroom

12 women students in a classroom

Students in a classroom

Students in a classroom

Drawing from models at an evening drawing classroom of Hopkins School

Drawing from models at an evening drawing classroom of Hopkins School

Evening drawing school, Warren Avenue (second year class drawing from life models)

Evening drawing school, Warren Avenue (second year class drawing from life models)

Posed view of school girls in a classroom

Posed view of school girls in a classroom

Students of a music class

Students of a music class

A group of 10 women in a classroom

A group of 10 women in a classroom

A group of 14 students in a classroom

A group of 14 students in a classroom

Female students pose for photographing

Female students pose for photographing

Male students pose for photographing

Male students pose for photographing

Advance millinery, Hancock Evening School

Advance millinery, Hancock Evening School

Advanced embroidery, Hancock Evening School

Advanced embroidery, Hancock Evening School


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