Visit to France May 1948, Richard Hind Girls School

t14461This photograph was taken May 17 1948 at Versailles, France.

Back row, right to left: May Bentall, Marion Allison, Irene Moss, Vera Wain, Mrs Wozniak, ??, ??, Miss Wise, Dawn Taylor, June Carroll, Margaret Parr, Dorothy Thompson, Margery Dickinson, ??, ??, Pat Clark.

Front row, right to left; Miss Cannon, Joan Smith, Jeanne Wray, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ??, ?? ,??.

Photograph and details courtesy of Margaret Hodgson.

One thought on “Visit to France May 1948, Richard Hind Girls School

  1. This was one of the first school visits after the war so many foods were still rationed and we were asked to take tea and coffee as gifts for our hosts. I don’t think many of us enjoyed our first experience of French food, but we all enjoyed the excitement of visiting all the famous sights of Paris. We climbed to the top of the Arc de Triomphe saw the painting of the Mona Lisa in the Louvre, climbed the steps of the Sacre Coeur – we even went to the Opera and had the added bonus of seeing Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip on the Champs Elysess on their official visit. I believe our teachers thought the trip would improve our French conversational skills but I hate to admit French Oral was the only exam I failed!


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