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In Olden Times, A Man'S Hand Was Sometimes Fastened To A Post And A Fire Was Built Under His Fingers.

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814548
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Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Punishments -- Torture

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC PUNI-Tor
Topics
Punishment devices
Fires
Punishment & torture
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Content: Printed on border: "If the vicitim failed to writhe enough to suit his tormentors, pieces of his flesh were removed with pincers." Top edge of image torn. Pink marks on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1746906
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17252197
Barcode : 33333159446786
UUID: 5162e4d0-c562-012f-7bd6-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

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

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In Olden Times, A Man'S Hand Was Sometimes Fastened To A Post And A Fire Was Built Under His Fingers." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1de3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "In Olden Times, A Man'S Hand Was Sometimes Fastened To A Post And A Fire Was Built Under His Fingers." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1de3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. In Olden Times, A Man'S Hand Was Sometimes Fastened To A Post And A Fire Was Built Under His Fingers. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1de3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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In Olden Times, A Man'S Hand Was Sometimes Fastened To A Post And A Fire Was Built Under His Fingers.