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  PCOM 7/386/17262/70. This picture shows the frame for whipping (on the back) or birching (on the backside) at Parkhurst prison. Parkhurst was designed in 1834 especially for boys under 16.
 
Hints
  In Sources 1, 2 and 3, look for the attitudes of the writers towards young criminals.
Contrast this with the sentence given in Source 4 and the punishment structure in Source 5.
 
Worksheet Instructions
  Put some of the evidence you have found from these sources into your Gallery Worksheet.
 
  PCOM 7/386/17262/70 picture shows the frame for whipping or birching