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Photo credit: The Scouts Heritage Service

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This work depicts a boy wishing to join a Patrol of Scouts and is being interviewed by members of the Patrol. It reflects Baden-Powell's concept of the Patrol System that responsibility should be given to children in order that they could learn from their mistakes and become more responsible adults as a result.

The Scouts Heritage Service

London


Date

1914

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 125 x W 186 cm

Accession number

TSA/2020

Acquisition method

purchased, 1995

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

Ernest S. Carlos


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The Scouts Heritage Service

Scout Information Centre, Gilwell Park, Chingford, London, Greater London E4 7QW England

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