‘Larder Contents, 1964’, Catalogue Ref: HO 287/1496 (28)
Introduce this source as a ‘Mystery’ document to the pupils and display on the whiteboard. Ask the pupils to spend 60 seconds looking at the document in pairs and chatting about what they can see. Ask them to share their findings and run through the following questions:
- What can they see in the photograph?
- Where do they think this photograph was taken? Ask them to explain their ideas.
- Is there anything in the photograph that looks similar to things we might use/ buy today?
- What can this photograph tell us about life in the 1960s?