A selection of photographs from the Sylvia Mead collection
Stantonbury girls club at Stantonbury Hospital fete
Records in this Group
Black and white photograph of Miss Jessie Henderson in a fancy dress costume depicting the Public telephone system and consisting of hundreds of stamps. She is holding a telephone and 2nd prize and is wearing a hat. There is a label on the dress: ‘Public telephone system’.
Sepia photograph of the Stantonbury girls club at Stantonbury Hospital fete. Shows 6 women; 1 sitting, the rest standing. 1 in kilt, 1 holding trident & Union Jack shield, 2 in sailor garb.
Photograph of 2 girls from Stantonbury girls club at Stantonbury Hospital fete miming a tug of war. There is a fence in the background.
Photograph of 7 people outside in a field wearing “Arabian nights” fancy dress. 4 children at the front with adults behind.
Photograph of 8 youths on a podium in fancy dress. 2 girls at the ends of the podium. 8 people in the background (on a stage?).
Photograph of a couple in fancy dress at Stantonbury Hospital fete. They are dressed as John Bull and Britannia. With 2 little girls holding train. Group of women huddled in background.
Photograph of military drummers in New Bradwell parading down the street. Approx 28 soldiers. Approx 22 spectators and 2 cyclists. Houses and trees are in the background.
A photograph of Ciss green & Maud Bartholemew when they were 7 years old in 1916. Both in dresses with linked arms with a neutral background.
Photograph of the Ambulance Train with a doctor and 2 workers posing on the tracks.
Photograph of Maud Bartholomew and her mother taken in 1913. Maud is holding a doll and standing on a bench, her mother is standing with an arm around her.