Box Loans

The History of Education Centre has a box of Victorian-themed education objects and photographs available for loan. Cost: £50, which includes a refundable deposit of £10 on return. The box is available for one month. We will deliver and pick up the box to your school.

Please read our Risk Assessment here.

The box contains:

  • Costumes: 8 pinafores, 8 shirts and waistcoats (as worn by Victorian children)
  • 8 slates, a small bag of chalk and erasers
  • A tawse (teacher’s belt)
  • A set of finger stocks
  • A split-nib pen and inkwell (no ink)
  • Copy sheets of cursive writing
  • Photographs
  • Some children’s small wooden toys
  • Information leaflets about various items