60s Staff Caricatures

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My thanks to Susan Nock who supplied nine of these ten caricatures. She scanned them from the 1960 and 1961 school magazines. They demonstrate the remarkable talent of the pupils who created them. If you were fortunate enough to be taught by any of the staff portrayed, you will recognise them immediately. Can you guess who they are - there is often a hint in the drawing? Find out if you are correct by clicking "Who is this?"

Alison McNeur depicted this teacher as Vermeer's "The Cook".


His plays were legendery - this picture of him may be a reference to "The First-Born" by Christopher Fry.


This drawing of a Maths teacher is by Lesley Dring, and based on "Master Lambton" by Sir Thomas Lawrence.


She has been portrayed as "Diana the Huntress" by Marilyn Walker and Marion Seggie.


An art teacher is portrayed as Cupid.
Quotation by Emerson under the picture: "Art is a jealous mistress and, if a man have a genius for painting, he makes a bad husband an ill provider."


In the early 60s, he had just become a father for the first time, and so here he is imagined as pegging out a washing-line of nappies.
Quotation by Herbert under the picture: "One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters."


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