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Room with a view...

By xwang
Monday,Monday...back to school.... Sounds like a dreadful day for the small ones, especially when these desks and chairs were used.. I just picked up a link , if you are interested in more information.
The photo was taken in Lancaster museum.Thanks for looking.

Tags: General Window Chairs Interior Lamp School Desk Classroom

Voters: NDODS, LynneJoyce, carper123 and 28 more

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NDODS 10 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2015 9:39AM
A very interesting well composed image capturing the wonderful old classroom filled with heaps of bygone charm.

Thanks for sharing

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2015 10:02AM
Wow they were lucky having a view. In my first school the windows were too high to see out of, but we did have identical desks
HarrietH Plus
10 303 Portugal
2 Nov 2015 10:42AM
Very interesting. A very nice study of a schoolroom
I went to an old fashioned school (they said traditional) and our desks were not that different from these. One advantage was that our books that we didn't need could stay in the desks as in those days, different from my grandchildrens' schools, there was not another class ready to take over the classroom for their lessons. Our room was ours just the teachers changed according to the subjects being taught. No caning though, but my poor cousin, at the boys' school run by the same people, was caned quite often for misbehaving. He would come to my mother and say that he hadn't cried, but he certainly cried on my mother's shoulder. His mother believed in discipline and said he was very naughty and deserved it. Poor child.
You brought back memories Jasmine.
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
2 Nov 2015 10:57AM
Reminds me of the Fifties, Jasmine. Excellent view inside.
barbarahirst 12 27 12 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2015 11:08AM
I remember those desks well....with ink wells!!!
do like your image
Jasper87 Plus
11 2.6k 158 England
2 Nov 2015 11:28AM
Memories indeed. Nicely exposed with a view through the window and the green lights looks good as well.

Dave
2 Nov 2015 1:09PM
Great image of the bygone years, love the view thro the windows
"Back to School Blues"
2 Nov 2015 1:26PM
Great image Jasmine, also like the view through the windows. Taken on my doorstep this one.
cbrundage 7 4 United States
2 Nov 2015 2:36PM
Love the view! I remember wooden desks, with carvings on them, and inkwells! I don't remember canings but then, we were all well-behaved then!
2 Nov 2015 4:27PM
Great image
remember having desks like them
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2015 6:40PM
My days in the '40s and '50s have suddenly have been brought back with your excellent picture Jasmine.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
Nikonuser1 Plus
8 166 16 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2015 7:28PM
Well captured JasmineGrinGrin

Cliff
3 Nov 2015 6:56PM
Super shot and very much like the school I went too. A good reminder for a lot of us here.

Patty Grin
3 Nov 2015 11:06PM
Wow, super image Jas, and it shows my age but my first school had completely identical desks! The seats were very uncomfortable, and where it looks like here they have put corks in, that is where the ink well went! Ah.....they don't make 'em like 60 years ago!! Kids don't know they're born these days with hi-tech classrooms Wink
Love the green lampshades!
Dave Wink

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