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Two Chinese prisoners carrying heavy loads on poles balanced on their shoulders: the men have their legs shackled and are led by two other men, who hold the long chains attached to the prisoners' necks. Gouache painting on rice-paper, 1780/1880?

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1780-1880
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573876i
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1780-1880

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1 painting (album leaf 5) : gouache on rice paper ; image 19.5 x 31.3 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 573876i

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