School corporal punishment (1700-1899)
The following historic illustrations depict school corporal punishment (and related topics) in the 18th and 19th century.
"School for Boys", painting by Philipe Mercier (1738).
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Illustrated Bible verse (1751).
"Die Schulstunde" (The school lesson), painting by Georg Melchior Kraus (c. 1770).
From Neu erfundener Lustweg zu allerley schönen Künsten und Wissenschaften (1770 or 1778).
Birch rod, from Neu erfundener Lustweg zu allerley schönen Künsten und Wissenschaften (1778).
Whip, from Neu erfundener Lustweg zu allerley schönen Künsten und Wissenschaften (1778).
School corporal punishment painting by Francisco de Goya y Lucientes (c. 1780).
Artwork by Francisco Goya (1799).
Misery, 1807, colorized drawing by John Augustus Adamson.
Idle Boys by William Mulready (1815).
Ruthe by Otto Speckter (1837).
February - Cutting Weather. A typical day at Dr Swishtail's Academy. George Cruikshank cartoon from The Comic Almanack for 1839.
A teacher chastistes a student. Drawing by Vierorth, Germany (1840).
Strafe, illustration by Hugo Bürkner (1842).
Bestrafung in der Schule, lithograph by Theodor Hosemann (1842).
"The New Scholar" by Francis William Edmonds (1845).
A teacher chastises a boy with a stick. Sepia cartoon by Johann Bernhard Schmelzer (c. 1850).
"Pupils being Punished" by Francis William Edmonds (1850).
Der erste Schultag, painting by Johann Peter Hasenclever (1852).
"A Belgian School" by Ferdinand de Braekeleer (1853).
"De Dorpsschool" (The Village School) by Ferdinand de Braekeleer (1854).
Parish schoolmaster by Bayard Taylor (c. 1856).
"The Village School" by William Henry Knight (1857).
"Both Puzzled!", engraving based on a painting (1868) by Erskine Nicol.
Children's book illustration from the 1880s, depicting a student taking off his jacket, facing a classroom corporal punishment with a switch at the hands of his female teacher. The other students watch the scene eagerly.
Hinter Schloß und Riegel by Friedrich Oldenberg (1873).
"Vor die Tür gesetzt" by Fritz Sonderland (German, 1836-1896).
Teacher punishing a student. Illustration by Max Scholz, Germany (1884).
Illustration by Francis S. Walker (c. 1890).
Die Schule by Johann Michael Voltz (18xx).
"Whom to Punish?" by John Morgan (1823-1886).
"La Patoche" by Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet (1792-1845).
"Le maître d'école" by Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet (1792-1845).
"Caught in the Act" by Francesco Bergamini (1815-1883).
"The Schoolroom" by Francesco Bergamini (1815-1883).
"The naughty school children" by Theophile-Emmanuel Duverger (1821-?).
"In The Village School" by Hubert Salentin (1822-1910).
"A Village School" by William III Bromley (1835-1888).
A schoolroom interior, by Matthys Naiveu (Dutch, 1647 - 1721).
Teacher birching a boy, a boy standing on a chair with a dunce cap on laughing at this.
Schoolmistress with birch rod, and boy with his hands tied on his back, wearing a dunce cap.
- An old woman tries to teach three children the alphabet
An old woman tries to teach three children the alphabet.