A father sitting in a chair listening to his daughter explaining what she did wrong.

Father and Child

A father sitting in a chair listening to his daughter explaining what she did wrong.

An illustration of a mother standing on a porch talking sternly to her son.

Mother and Child

An illustration of a mother standing on a porch talking sternly to her son.

"A Ducking Stool is a chair in which scolding and vixenish wives were formerly securely fastened, to receive the punishment of being ducked in the water."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Ducking Stool

"A Ducking Stool is a chair in which scolding and vixenish wives were formerly securely fastened, to…

An illustration of a teacher wearing a hat and robe whipping a young pupil with a branch.

Teacher Whipping Boy with Swatches

An illustration of a teacher wearing a hat and robe whipping a young pupil with a branch.

An illustration of a woman cooking while yelling at her daughter.

Woman Cooking & Yelling at Child

An illustration of a woman cooking while yelling at her daughter.