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Algerians torturing a burglar by cutting off his right hand, hanging it around his own neck and tying him on a bull with the remaining hand. Etching with engraving by Grignion after W. Grainger.

  • Grainger, William, active approximately 1780-1800.
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1 print : engraving, with etching ; image 12 x 17.7 cm

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Algerine method of punishing a criminal found guilty of committing burglary. Grainger delin. Grignion sculp.

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Wellcome Library no. 43553i

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