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The Stockport Brank, Or Scold'S Bridle.

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The Stockport Brank, Or Scold'S Bridle.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Punishments

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1877
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC PUNI `
Topics
Bridles
Punishment & torture
Punishment & torture -- England -- Stockport
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Content : Printed text in part: "The special characteristic, however, of the Stockport brank is the peculiar construction of the tongue-plate or gag. It is about two inches long, having at the end, as may be seen in the engraving, a bulb, into which is inserted a number of sharp iron pins, three on the upper surface, three on the lower, and two pinting bachwards. These could not fail to fix the tongue, and effectually silence the noisiest brawler. At the fore part of the collar there is an iron chain with a leathern thong attached, by which the offender was led for public gaze through the market-place …"

Source note: Stockport : ancient and modern. Sampson Low, Marston, Searle Rivington, 1877) Heiginbotham, Henry, Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1746891
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17696948
Barcode : 33333159444146
UUID: ecb524d0-c561-012f-d9af-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1877: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Stockport Brank, Or Scold'S Bridle." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1877. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1ca6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The Stockport Brank, Or Scold'S Bridle." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1ca6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1877). The Stockport Brank, Or Scold'S Bridle. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1ca6-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The Stockport Brank, Or Scold'S Bridle.