Portrait of Mrs. Ellice Handy, Principal of Methodist Girls

 

Title
Portrait of Mrs. Ellice Handy, Principal of Methodist Girls' School
Description
This is a close-up of Mrs. Ellice Handy nee Zuberbuhler, Principal of Methodist Girls' School from 1945 to 1957; succeeding Miss Ruth Harvey, who served from 1938 to 1941. She continued to teach at MGS until her retirement in 1964. She was made a Justice of the Peace in 1957 and was conferred the Order of the British Empire for her work in education. She was married to Dr. James T.P. Handy, a physician. Title devised by Library staff.
Source
Taken from book Methodist Girls' School, Singapore : eightieth anniversary souvenir magazine, 1887-1967, page 135