Foundling Hospital girls in the classroom
Fashioning the Foundlings

Fashioning the Foundlings

40 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AZ
04 Feb 2018
  • Talks
Join Janette Bright to learn how Foundling Hospital children were prepared to become ‘useful citizens’

15:00 | Free with Museum admission

Discover how the children of the Foundling Hospital learned to read, using horn books and battledores, illustrated eighteenth-century reading. Find out how they were prepared to become ‘useful citizens’, and how their education changed over the course of the eighteenth century, with researcher Janette Bright.