January 2017: objects

East stairs

While most parts of the School would be unrecognisable to a visitor from the opening day in 1865, one part remains unchanged and that is the main stairs up into what is now East by the black and whites

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The Crane

There have been a number of official school publications over the years. In 1989 The Crane appeared for the first time, ostensibly a four-page newsletter to keep parents informed about goings on in between the appearance of the annual Cranleighan, it was in reality a thinly veiled tie in with a new appeal from the School

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Plate

A china dinner plate dating from the late 19th century. It is very unlikely that this would have been used on a daily basis but it would have been brought out for more formal occasions such as Speech Day and end-of-term dinners

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