1872 Linear Drawing and Vocal Music

  • Title Page, Three-Part Songs For The Use Of The Pupils Of The Public Schools Of Canada

    Music Programme

    Although linear drawing and music are included in the School Act of 1871, it took a few years for them to be implemented in the school system. Adopted in 1872 by the Toronto Board as regular studies for one hour per week each, they were regarded more as school recreation and not required for all students. Linear Drawing was a required subject only for students in the Fifth book while Vocal Music was offered to both Senior and Intermediate Divisions.

    Henry Francis Sefton

    Printed paper

    2012.X.594

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    Printed black text on white paper in various fonts with elaborate coat of arms near bottom