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Dining at the Cloisters.

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A black and white photograph of a group sitting eating at the marble dining table at the Cloisters. The Cloisters was an open air school founded c.1907 by Annie Lawrence, who can be seen seated at the far left of the table. The open air living hoped to develop healthy minds and much emphasis was placed upon the spiritual nature of man. The school building was designed by William Cowlishaw, who was largely influenced by William Morris. The original design plans for the Cloisters are held in the collection. This social event can be associated with the Cloisters school. c.1910 - c.1920.

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The Cloisters

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Lawrence, Miss Annie
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