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Thumb-Screw ; Iron Collar ; The Scavenger'S Daughter.

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Title
Thumb-Screw ; Iron Collar ; The Scavenger'S Daughter.
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Punishments -- Torture

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1833
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC PUNI-Tor
Topics
Punishment devices
Punishment & torture
Notes
Content: Title from folder.
Source note: From
Content: Written on border: "Sept. 1833" Printed on border: "Of the three represented in the engraving, the one on the left at the top, is called a thumb-screw, from its being employed to compress the thumbs, when placed in the lower half of the instrument, by turning a screw. The instrument below that, is an iron collar of considerable weight, the inside covered with sharp points. The most curious is that on the right,which has been called the scavenger's daughter, and was intended to confine the body in a distressing position, by holding the neck in its upper part, the wrists in the two openings in the middle, and fixing the ancles [sic] in the lower loops." Includes additional text.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix: 1746906
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17252197
Barcode: 33333159446752
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 58a58550-c562-012f-7796-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1833: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Thumb-Screw ; Iron Collar ; The Scavenger'S Daughter." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1833. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1dc0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Thumb-Screw ; Iron Collar ; The Scavenger'S Daughter." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1dc0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1833). Thumb-Screw ; Iron Collar ; The Scavenger'S Daughter. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1dc0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Thumb-Screw ; Iron Collar ; The Scavenger'S Daughter.