Class of 1870


This early photograph of St. Paul’s School students is labeled “Class of 1870”, but includes students from the Forms of 1869, 1870, 1871 and 1872. Inscriptions on the photograph and an accompanying note identify the students:

Standing (left to right):

David Watts (with cane), Form of 1870; Arthur Newton Edwards (leaning), Form of 1871; Francis Marion Crawford, Form of 1870; Charles Hall Brock, Form of 1870; Archibald Dunbar Huntington, Form of 1870; Allan Marquand, Form of 1870; Leslie Pell-Clarke, Form of 1870; Henry Evan Cotton, Form of 1870.

Sitting (left to right):

Herman Newton Fernald, Form of 1872; Peter Augustus Porter, Form of 1870; William Thomas Payne, Form of 1869; Murray Rush (behind), Form of 1870; Richard Henry Dana, Form of 1870; Alfred Evelyn Staley, Form of 1870.

The students were photographed standing on the steps of the original School – Dr. Shattuck’s house.


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"Class of 1870." St. Paul's School. Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives. Web. 13 July 2024.