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Middlesex House of Correction: male prisoners treading on the boards of a treadmill: in the foreground others sit resting. Wood engraving by W.B. Gardner, 1874, after M. Fitzgerald.

Fitzgerald, Michael, active 1871-1891.
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1874
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view Middlesex House of Correction: male prisoners treading on the boards of a treadmill: in the foreground others sit resting. Wood engraving by W.B. Gardner, 1874, after M. Fitzgerald.

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Credit: Middlesex House of Correction: male prisoners treading on the boards of a treadmill: in the foreground others sit resting. Wood engraving by W.B. Gardner, 1874, after M. Fitzgerald. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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The prisoners alternated fifteen minutes on the treadwheel with fifteen minutes of rest (Illustrated London news, op. cit. p. 14)

Publication/Creation

1874

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; sheet 35.5 x 24.6 cm

Lettering

Sketches in the Clerkenwell House of Correction: The treadwheel machine. M.F. W.B.G. sc.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 37711i

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