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The execution of slaves by means of beheading by the Bakuti, near Equator Station. Wood engraving.

  • Bannister, Edward, 1833-1901.
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The head of the victim is attached to a branch of a tree via a rope which will catapult the severed head in the air after the beheading with the hatchet

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1 print : wood engraving ; image 10.3 x 16 cm

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Execution of slaves by the Bakuti, near Equator Station.

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Wellcome Library no. 43570i

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  • English

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