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Item ID: 190500  
  

Hong Kong China Old Postcard Chinese Prisoners in The CANGUE Wood Collar No. 600

Vintage Original Chinese 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.

Publisher: M. Sternberg
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.

Price:£11.99€15.59US$16.43

Hong Kong China Old Postcard Chinese Prisoners in The CANGUE Wood Collar No. 600


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