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A sailor is stripped to the waist, tied to a ladder and being flogged with a cat-o'-nine-tails while four sailors are waiting for their turn to flog him. Wood engraving by W.R.

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The cat-o'-nine-tails is constructed of nine knotted cords or thongs of rawhide attached to a handle The punishment is taking place on board ship

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The punishments. ; W.R.

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A sailor is stripped to the waist, tied to a ladder and being flogged with a cat-o'-nine-tails while four sailors are waiting for their turn to flog him. Wood engraving by W.R. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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