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Watercolour drawing - Scotsbridge 1830
  • Scotsbridge 1830
    Drummond, Cecil Elizabeth, born 1814 - died 1897
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Scotsbridge 1830

  • Object:

    Watercolour drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1 April 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Drummond, Cecil Elizabeth, born 1814 - died 1897 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Barbara Drummond

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 84

Physical description

Watercolour drawing of a schoolroom. A little girl who has refused to use her backboard is weeping, while her governess threatens to birch her: a small boy is ringing the bell-pull, while a young lady is being instructed in piano playing.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1 April 1830 (made)


Drummond, Cecil Elizabeth, born 1814 - died 1897 (artist)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 7.3125 in, Width: 8.9375 in

Descriptive line

Cecil Elizabeth Drummond. Schoolroom scene at Scotsbridge. Watercolour. England, dated 1 April 1830.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938, London: Board of Education, 1939.
Susan Lasdun. Making Victorians: The Drummond Children's World, 1827 - 1832, London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1983.




Watercolour drawing


Children & Childhood; Drawings; Paintings; Children's clothes; Interiors


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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