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A Chinese woman being subjected to torture while tied to a cross: the woman's torturer is shown using a knife to cut open her abdomen, arms and face, while a formally-dressed man looks on. Gouache painting on rice-paper, 18--?

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1800-1899
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573828i
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1800-1899

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1 painting : gouache on rice paper ; sheet 16.2 x 25.3 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 573828i

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