The Country School

Title

The Country School

Description

I touch the future. I teach.

Christa McAuliffe, teacher and NASA space shuttle crew member

Soon after the American Revolution, our founders argued education was essential for our nation's survival and prosperity…. Common-school advocates worked to establish a free elementary education accessible to everyone and financed by public funds.
 
(Excerpt. “Honor America’s Schools.” Reach Every Child.)

Creator

Winslow Homer

Date

1871

Source

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b9/Winslow_Homer_-_The_Country_School.jpg/800px-Winslow_Homer_-_The_Country_School.jpg

Relation

Publisher

Saint Louis Art Museum

Contributor

Saint Louis Art Museum

Format

Medium: Oil on Canvas.

Language

English

Type

Artwork

Identifier

Country School, American Revolution, Public Education, Public Schools, 18th Century

Coverage

United States

Files

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/b9/Winslow_Homer_-_The_Country_School.jpg/800px-Winslow_Homer_-_The_Country_School.jpg

Reference

Winslow Homer, The Country School, Saint Louis Art Museum, 1871

Cite As

Winslow Homer, “The Country School,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed May 19, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/554.