This boy has to stand 'on line' in the quad of the Epuni Boys Home in Lower Hutt as punishment for bad behaviour. This type of punishment was seen as giving the offender a chance to calm down and reflect on his behaviour.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Photograph by Ron Fox
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