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Teacher's Leather Strap

Period:
20th Century
Description:
The traditional means of corporal punishment in Scotland was the tawse, commonly known as the belt.  These were a familiar classroom tool until the late 1970s. This one was used by Ayrshire teacher Ken Andrew.
Materials/Media:
leather
Dimensions:
L 510mm
Source:
Rozelle House Galleries
Accession number:
AYRRH:2002.0010
Digital Number:
SAMC001n
Copyright:
South Ayrshire Council