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Teaching Collection

Background imageTeaching Collection: The happy Mother: a dancing class

The happy Mother: a dancing class
A mother giving her daughter over encouragement while she is dancing. Date: 1930

Background imageTeaching Collection: Montessori school

Montessori school
A detailed illustration by S. Begg of a Montessori school in Courtfield Gardens, London, showing children at various activiities

Background imageTeaching Collection: Ballet dancers rehearsing Coppelia

Ballet dancers rehearsing Coppelia
Ballet dancers from the French Academie de Musique et de Danse rehearsing Coppelia (music by Delibes). Mademoiselle Carlotta Zambelli, Italian dancer and teacher, is in pink on the left

Background imageTeaching Collection: Widener Library at Harvard University, USA

Widener Library at Harvard University, USA
Widener Library at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Date: 1915

Background imageTeaching Collection: Scene in a lecture theatre

Scene in a lecture theatre, with chemical equations written on the blackboard, a woman giving a lecture, and students taking notes. circa 1940s

Background imageTeaching Collection: The Brigantine

The Brigantine " Steadfast" - a companion vessel to the Metropolitan Asylums Board Training Ship " Exmouth"

Background imageTeaching Collection: Sunday School teacher and pupils

Sunday School teacher and pupils
A Sunday School teacher and his pupils

Background imageTeaching Collection: An Early lesson of Marching

An Early lesson of Marching

Background imageTeaching Collection: Communist China - training barefoot doctors

Communist China - training barefoot doctors
Communist China - a military doctor trains three young women as so-called barefoot doctors, usually village-based farm workers trained in primary health care and basic hygiene, including acupuncture

Background imageTeaching Collection: Advertisement, James Figg, sword fighting, boxing

Advertisement, James Figg, sword fighting, boxing
Advertisement for the services of the champion boxer James Figg - teaching gentlemen the use of the small backsword and quarterstaff, at home and abroad

Background imageTeaching Collection: Birmingham General Hospital

Birmingham General Hospital
A view of Birmingham General Hospital, founded in 1779. The institution, which was also a teaching hospital, moved to the Steelhouse Lane premises shown here in 1897. Date: circa 1905

Background imageTeaching Collection: Young Native American Indian boy learning to shoot his bow

Young Native American Indian boy learning to shoot his bow and arrow - USA. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageTeaching Collection: John Wyclif and the Lollards

John Wyclif and the Lollards
John Wyclif, Christian theologian and reformer, sending out some of his followers, known as Lollards, on their teaching missions

Background imageTeaching Collection: Bucker Bu 133 Jungmeister- a tight 7 plane fomation, go

Bucker Bu 133 Jungmeister- a tight 7 plane fomation, good for teaching precise handling but not fighter tactics

Background imageTeaching Collection: John Maclean, Scottish teacher and revolutionary socialist

John Maclean, Scottish teacher and revolutionary socialist
John Maclean (1879-1923), Scottish schoolteacher and revolutionary Marxist socialist. He was imprisoned for his opposition to the First World War, and lost his teaching post

Background imageTeaching Collection: Middlesex Hospital

Middlesex Hospital
A view of the Middlesex Hospital in 1840. Middlesex Hospital was a teaching hospital located in the Fitzrovia area of London, England

Background imageTeaching Collection: Fairies learn to dance

Fairies learn to dance before they learn to walk (Fairy Lore). 1920s

Background imageTeaching Collection: Pitmans School, Southampton Row, London

Pitmans School, Southampton Row, London - School Building of the famous Secretarial School, teaching secretarial skills such as shorthand and typing

Background imageTeaching Collection: Guildhall School Music

Guildhall School Music
The Guildhall School of Music, London : Landon Ronald conducts a student orchestra

Background imageTeaching Collection: Astronomical Umbrella

Astronomical Umbrella
Teacher using an umbrella to demonstrate the position of the stars to a group of schoolboys

Background imageTeaching Collection: Rev. Edward Hale, Vanity Fair, Spy

Rev. Edward Hale, Vanity Fair, Spy
Reverend EDWARD HALE (1828- ) Master at Eton College, England, here dressed in gown and mortar board. Caption: Badger Date: 1828-

Background imageTeaching Collection: Childrens book adding

Childrens book adding
Teaching children simple counting in a Merry Days childrens book. Date: 1928

Background imageTeaching Collection: Cheery Families - Mr Switch the Schoolmaster

Cheery Families - Mr Switch the Schoolmaster. 1890s

Background imageTeaching Collection: Tunisia - Arab School

Tunisia - Arab School
An Arab School in Tunisia. All of the students have removed their shoes and sit either side of their teacher with their writing tablets

Background imageTeaching Collection: Teaching Logic, 1481

Teaching Logic, 1481
A teacher of logyke (logic) instructs his pupils, from Caxtons Myrrour of the Worlde, printed in 1481

Background imageTeaching Collection: Dog Reading by Pidding

Dog Reading by Pidding
A learned grandfather amuses his grandchildren by teaching the dog to read. The dog, wearing spectacles & smoking a pipe, sits on a stool to read a newspaper

Background imageTeaching Collection: Geber Teaching

Geber Teaching
GEBER Spanish alchemist teaching chemistry at the school of Edessa, Greece

Background imageTeaching Collection: Deaf and Dumb School, Palayamkottai, India

Deaf and Dumb School, Palayamkottai, India
C. E. Z. (Church of England Zenana Missionary Society) Deaf and Dumb School, Palamcottah (now Palayamkottai in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu), India. Deaf and Dumb children learning to talk

Background imageTeaching Collection: Nicholas Nickleby as an assistant to Wackford Squeers

Nicholas Nickleby as an assistant to Wackford Squeers
Nicholas Nickelby (left) gets a low-paying job as an assistant to Wackford Squeers, who runs the school Dotheboys Hall in Yorkshire

Background imageTeaching Collection: Lesson Hour at Bulak, Egypt

Lesson Hour at Bulak, Egypt Date: 1898

Background imageTeaching Collection: Dame Trot and Her Cat

Dame Trot and Her Cat - eight scenes Date: 1820s

Background imageTeaching Collection: Learning to Walk

Learning to Walk
A child teaching her young sister to walk. Date: 1898

Background imageTeaching Collection: Transland Ag-2 N8330H and N8831H

Transland Ag-2 N8330H and N8831H
Transland Ag-2 N8830H and N8831H, 1st and 2nd prototypes. For some years after World War II the Transland Aircraft Company of Torrance, California, a division of Hi Shear Rivet Tool Co

Background imageTeaching Collection: Transland Ag-2 N8330H

Transland Ag-2 N8330H, the first prototype in flight. For some years after World War II the Transland Aircraft Company of Torrance, California, a division of Hi Shear Rivet Tool Co

Background imageTeaching Collection: The Mother Fish

The Mother Fish
This illustration shows a mother fish teaching her children about the worm bait on a hook, accompanied with a caption translated from French, The worm, my children, is generally good only so far

Background imageTeaching Collection: Lord Roberts at Orange Grove Inn, South Africa

Lord Roberts at Orange Grove Inn, South Africa
Lord Roberts at the Orange Grove Inn near Johannesburg, South Africa, teaching the alphabet to the innkeeper's daughter during the Boer War - Don't you see I am busy? Date: 1901

Background imageTeaching Collection: Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Thank you for Education

Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Thank you for Education
Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Thank You! Thank You! For the Gift of Education Date: circa mid-1970s

Background imageTeaching Collection: Almshouses, Stratford-On-Avon

Almshouses, Stratford-On-Avon
This etching shows figures standing outside the Almshouses, a group of 15th century buildings in Church Street, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire

Background imageTeaching Collection: Young Boxer receiving instruction from his Trainer in a gym

Young Boxer receiving instruction from his Trainer in a gym Date: circa 1920s

Background imageTeaching Collection: Boys at Abbosholme school in uniform

Boys at Abbosholme school in uniform
School children in traditional uniform. The school was set up by Mr George Allen. Who published a volume entitled Abbotsholme, 1889-99; or, Ten Years in an Educational Laboratory, written by Dr

Background imageTeaching Collection: Boys making a pigeon loft

Boys making a pigeon loft
School children at the school Abbotsholme building a pigeon loft. The school was set up by Mr George Allen. Who published a volume entitled Abbotsholme, 1889-99; or

Background imageTeaching Collection: Cinemategolf

Cinemategolf, the latest in golf tuition. A pupil at the Portman School of Golf has her strokes filmed while receiving a lesson. Date: 1933

Background imageTeaching Collection: Helen Hicks and Eleanor Holm

Helen Hicks and Eleanor Holm
American golfer Helen Hicks Harb (1911-1974) giving a lesson to swimmer Eleanor Holm (1913-2004) on Long Island. Date: 1931

Background imageTeaching Collection: United States, Ohio, Gambier. Kenyon College

United States, Ohio, Gambier. Kenyon College
United States, Ohio, Gambier. Old Kenyon at Kenyon College. It was founded by Bishop Philander Chase in 1824. Old Kenyon, the oldest building on campus (1827-1836)

Background imageTeaching Collection: United States, Virginia, Charlottesviile

United States, Virginia, Charlottesviile. The University of Virginia. It was founded in 1819 by the United States Declaration of Independence

Background imageTeaching Collection: United States. University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia

United States. University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia. The University occupied the President's House, built in 1790, from 1801 until 1829

Background imageTeaching Collection: Soldier father teaching his son to play the drum

Soldier father teaching his son to play the drum Date: circa 1850

Background imageTeaching Collection: Trainee teachers campaigning against education cuts

Trainee teachers campaigning against education cuts
Trainee teachers from the College of All Saints campaigning against education cuts, June 1976. Date: 1976



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