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Hong Kong China Old Colour Postcard Chinese Prisoners in Cangue Execution EthnicVintage Old Colour Picture post card. China Hong Kong Hongkong. 2 Native Chinese Criminals Prisoners in Cangue, Chained. Barefoot. Ethnic Life.
Publisher: M. Sternberg Hongkong
Faults: Minor wear at bottom left tip
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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