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China Hong Kong Old UB Postcard Mode of Chinese Torture, Prisoners CANGUE No.600Vintage Colour Original Chinese Undivided Back Old picture post card, Hong Kong Hongkong China. Execution 4 Chinese Prisoners in the Cangues, Number 600. Ethnic Life. Prisoners Wearing Wooden Collar. They are thus paraded before the people. Canton, Chinese Criminals. One of the many modes of Chinese Torture.
Publisher: The Hongkong Pictorial Postcard Co.
Series No: 1072:06 170339
Background: A cangue is a device used for public humiliation and corporal punishment in China and other parts of Asia. It was similar to the stocks used in the West, except that the board of the cangue was not fixed to a base, and had to be carried around by the prisoner.
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