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Re: Opinions Sought on Date please
« Reply #18 on: Sunday 07 October 18 18:24 BST (UK) »
I thought the 1930s one looked a bit too neat and tidy  ;D
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« Reply #19 on: Sunday 07 October 18 18:43 BST (UK) »
Yes...I noticed that too.

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« Reply #20 on: Sunday 07 October 18 22:33 BST (UK) »
My first secondary-school photo was taken in 1945-6 and we looked very like the boys seen here.  Younger lads (maybe up to around 14) often wore boots, and knitted ties were common until long afterwards.

It all seems very casual - some wearing caps, some not.  I wonder if it could have been taken during WW2?  I would guess either then, or late 1930s.

A pity it's boys - had it been girls it would have been easier to date!

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« Reply #21 on: Sunday 07 October 18 23:31 BST (UK) »
Thanks for your interest Henry but I was originally of the opinion that it would have been taken in the 20s or 30s, however..Gadget has shown images of school photos taken in the 20s and 30s which helped us to arrive at a 20s date which was confirmed by Jim.
The photo was taken in a working class area still recovering from the ravages of war, so there would be a mix of clothing worn and no doubt quite a few hand-hand-me downs.

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