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Artist or CreatorW.K. Haselden
Title or CaptionTeach them the opposite. [caption on reverse]
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Mirror
Date13 Aug 1931
FormatArtwork
Size31 x 39cm
TechniqueBlack ink
Embedded text or transcriptTeach the boy mendacity -
Now, sir - only a first class lie about that window is going to save you!
And he will become a second George Washington
School him in picking pockets
Let me see you get Smith Minor's handkerchief
And he will turn into an upholder of the law.
Make hinm study trash - Bootleg Bill and his gang of gunman.
And he will develop a taste for literature
Homer
Voltaire
Shakespeare
Milton
Virgil
Johnson
Goethe
Person DepictedGoethe; Johann Wolfgang von
Johnson; Samuel; Dr.
Virgil
Milton; John
Shakespeare; William (1564-1616)
Voltaire; François
Homer
NotesPencil notes at top margin read 'Contradiction Education. (If it is true that boys dislike anything they are taught - we had better start teaching them the reverse of what we want them to learn.)'
Subjectsstatesmen
Literature
lying
pickpockets
antisocial behaviour
schoolboys
authors
Series960C
Copyright contact details22nd Floor One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP 020 7293 3700 desk@mirrorpix.com
Location of artworkBritish Cartoon Archive
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GB/BCA/2250Goethe; Johann Wolfgang von   
GB/BCA/2571Johnson; Samuel; Dr.   
GB/BCA/1689Virgil   
GB/BCA/529Milton; John   
GB/BCA/50Shakespeare; William (1564-1616)1564-1616   
GB/BCA/1331Voltaire; François   
GB/BCA/1644Homer   
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