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Hong Kong China Old Colour Postcard Chinese Prisoners in CANGUE No.600 ExecutionVintage Colour Chinese Old picture post card, Hong Kong Hongkong China. Chinese Prisoners in Cangue. 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: M. Sternberg
Faults: Minor wear at lower right
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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