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A Display Of Various Instruments Of Torture.

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Title
A Display Of Various Instruments Of Torture.
Names
Landor, Arnold Henry Savage (1865-1924) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Punishments

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC PUNI `
Topics
Punishment & torture
Daggers & swords -- 1890-1899
Men -- Clothing & dress -- China -- Tibet -- 1890-1899
Punishment & torture -- China -- Tibet -- 1890-1899
Punishment devices -- China -- Tibet -- 1890-1899
Notes
Content: Title from folder.
Content: Printed on border: "By the Pombo's tent stood in a row the most villanous brutes I have ever set eyes upon. One, a powerful, repulsive individual, held in his hand a great knobbed mallet used for fracturing bones; another carried a bow and arrows; a third held a big two-handed sword; while others made a display of various ghastly instruments of torture." Written on border: "Landor expedition, 1897, Tibet" Includes additional text.
Source note: In the forbidden land : an account of a journey into Tibet : capture by the Tibetan Lamas and soldiers, imprisonment, torture and ultimate release brought about by Dr. Wilson and the political Peshkar Karak Sing-Pal. (New York : Harper, 1899) Landor, Arnold Henry Savage (1865-1924), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1746891
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17696948
Barcode: 33333159443940
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d9f041a0-c561-012f-a89e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1865: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1924: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A Display Of Various Instruments Of Torture." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1ccd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "A Display Of Various Instruments Of Torture." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 31, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1ccd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1899). A Display Of Various Instruments Of Torture. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1ccd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A Display Of Various Instruments Of Torture.