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Female Culprits ; A Prisoner.

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Female Culprits ; A Prisoner.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection


Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC PUNI `
Punishment & torture
Punishment & torture -- China
Women -- Clothing & dress -- China
Men -- Clothing & dress -- China
Criminals -- China
Content: Title from folder.
Content: Printed text in part: "I doubt of many criminals beheaded here feel much regret at leaving life, so horrible has been their previous condition in the Canton prison. We visited this institution, but to obtain a picture of it was impossible. Within an ill-kept, loathsome area, we saw a crowd of prisoners wearing chains, while around their necks were heavy wooden collars, which, being from three to five …" Written on border: "J. L. Stoddard, London."
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1746891
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17696948
Barcode: 33333159444294
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ddd0c2e0-c561-012f-9c82-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Female Culprits ; A Prisoner." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1c98-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Female Culprits ; A Prisoner." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1c98-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1897). Female Culprits ; A Prisoner. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1c98-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Female Culprits ; A Prisoner.