In the old Victorian fetish novels, the cruel schoolmaster or sadistic monk was as likely to belabor some poor student or work-house girl across the shoulders with his cane as he was to bend them over for proper strokes. It’s not something you see much in the modern spanking fetish (floggers are so much more fun on bare backs!) but I thought this very stylish picture would be of interest:
It’s a photograph by Denys DeFrancesco in the January ’04 issue of Taboo magazine, a hard-to-find-in-paper (but well worth searching for!) Flynt Publications title, now available online at Hustler’s Taboo.