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Canton, China: six men suspended by the neck in locked cages in public as a method of slow torture and execution for piracy. Photograph, 18--.

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[between 1800 and 1899]
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663449i
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Publication/Creation

[China.] : [publisher not identified], [between 1800 and 1899]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint, albumen ; sheet 22.4 x 13.9 cm

Lettering

Death cage - torture of six pirates in Canton, China

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Lettering on typed slip stuck to verso of print catalogued

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 663449i

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