Kōrero: Manners and social behaviour

Teaching children manners: 1840 (1 o 2)

Teaching children manners: 1840

The title page of The child's first book of manners shows a two children playing a racket game. Illustrated books such as these were used to help convey the fundamentals of manners to children, but parental instruction was also very significant.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: ILS 1309984

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nancy Swarbrick, 'Manners and social behaviour - Manners in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/39852/teaching-children-manners-1840 (accessed 13 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013