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Image: School Picnic at Rottnest (B)

From the Grove Image Gallery description: “School picnic for children from the W.A. School for Deaf and Dumb Children at Rottnest. Back Row: John Love (Headmaster), Victor Hague, May Wallace (teacher), Elsie Doyle, Peggy MacDougall (teacher), Claire Edgler (teacher). Row 4: Muriel Hague, Alice Cross, Agnes Kearney, Josie Hague, May Pope. Row 3: Gladys Love (Matron), Pamela Hay, Elsie Walsh, Bonnie Harrison, John Love jnr., Desmond Kirk, Wyndham Cooper, Thelma Grose. Row 2: Marion Howlett, Douglas Love. Front row: Wilfred Horley; Albert Devine; Sylvia Dodd, Gerald Styles, George Horley.”

Image and description reproduced from The Grove Library, "School picnic at Rottnest" Item 100183. Creative Commons Licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/au/).
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