Treasures from the past: the Victorians (SEN)

Juvenile London, 1884 (ZPER 35/11)
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What can we discover about a person from the past?

Pupils explore the ‘archive keep-safe box’, as they discover the different objects and documents inside and what these reveal about a person from the past. Recreating a Victorian photograph, pupils try on replica costumes and have their own photograph taken. They then decorate their own ‘keep-safe box’ to store their photograph and take away with them.

Available as: On site workshop. Find out more about the types of session we offer.

Session options

This session is delivered as a:


at The National Archives

1.5 hours

Available: All year

Cost: Free to UK schools

Suitability: Can be adapted to the needs of your group. Please discuss with an education officer when booking.

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