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Fashion: Childrens' School and Work Wear

Girls, Llanwnog School
Girls, detail of photograph
of Llanwnog School
Powysland Museum and Montgomery Canal Centre
Boys, Llanwnog School
Boys, detail of photograph of Llanwnog School
Powysland Museum and Montgomery Canal Centre
Boys of ?Meifod
Some of the boys of Meifod(?) Primary School,
detail of larger photograph
Powysland Museum and Montgomery Canal Centre
Girls of ?Meifod
Some of the girls of Meifod (?) Primary School,
detail of larger photograph
Powysland Museum and Montgomery Canal Centre
Boys of Welshpool Grammar School
Some of the boys of Welshpool Grammar
School, detail of larger photograph
Powysland Museum and Montgomery Canal Centre
Boy in kilt
One of the boys of
Welshpool Grammar
School wearing a kilt,
detail of larger photograph
Powysland Museum and
Montgomery Canal Centre
In 1901, children were wearing very similar clothes to school, but the fabrics are lighter weight.
Llanbister Cantal School
Llanbister Cantal School, 1901,
detail of larger photograph
Powys County Archives

Children were often absent from school to help with tasks; here's some boys caught in the act.
Boy goading cow
Boy goading cow, detail of larger photo
Powysland Museum and Montgomery Canal Centre

Three lads at the Fair
Three lads at the fair, detail of larger photo
Powysland Museum and Montgomery Canal Centre
Four lads at the Fair
Four lads and a cow, detail of larger photo
Powysland Museum and Montgomery Canal Centre
Some boys though appeared to have proper jobs.

Boys leading ponycarts
Boys leading ponycarts
Radnorshire Museum

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