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Source:   Punishments

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Ducking-stool for scolding women.

Image ID: 814297

Ducking-stool for scolding women. (1869)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Ducking-stool for scolding women.

Published Date

: 1869

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 10 x 9 cm. (3 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)


: Printed on border: "Among the instumentalities by which women in old times were taught the discipline of self-restraint, and gradually prepared for their impeding emancipation, was the ducking-stool, which was in vogue about a hundred years ago. When a woman gave the scolding rein to her tongue, so as to become a neighborhood nuisance, the town ducking-stool was wheeled up to her door, and left by way of admonition. If the warning proved ins ....
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Original Source

: From Art journal. Virtue & Co., 1839-1912) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Punishments

Source Description

: 2 folders (76 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 814297

Record ID

: 712932

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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