Chinese Prisoners Being Subjected to Torture: Two Men Are Shown Bound and Suspended from a Horizontal Pole, Watched by Their Torturer, while Two Others Await a Similar Fate Below

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Wellcome Collection

London

Title

Chinese Prisoners Being Subjected to Torture: Two Men Are Shown Bound and Suspended from a Horizontal Pole, Watched by Their Torturer, while Two Others Await a Similar Fate Below

Date

1780/1880 (?)

Medium

gouache on rice paper

Measurements

H 19.5 x W 31.3 cm

Accession number

573873i

Acquisition method

presumed to be part of the collection formed by Henry S. Wellcome

Work type

Watercolour

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