Opening of West Ham's Technical Institute and Library by John Passmore Edwards in 1898.
John Curwen acquired land in Earlham Grove for the College, and laid a stone in May,1879 in memory of miss Glover the originator of the Tonic Sol-fa system, and the first wing of the college was opened by the 8th Earl of Kintore on the 7th July.
By James Briggs
East Ham Technical College later became East Ham Grammar School. The Old School. Taken from a postcard sent to a patient in the Middlesex Hospital 22nd October 1909. The writer (May) says “Dear Stuart, I am sending the postcard. It isn’t a very nice view!!”