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What do I need to know?
A school's name or former name.
How do I search?
Search below to see if a school of interest to you was photographed
About these records
The Education Department created many collections of school photographs. These four albums contain historic photographs of school buildings most likely from the late 1880s and early 1890s. You can downloaded these images from our online catalogue in TIFF or JPG format.
Who created these records?
Department of Education VA3098
Download the digitised TIFF or JPG file from the catalogue
What are in these records?
Images of heritage state schools (digitised copies of photographic originals).
If you don't find a photo in this collection don't worry, it may be in the non-digitised collections.
We have samples of these on our Flickr collection of school photographs.