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Female culprits ; A prisoner.

Image ID: 814296

Female culprits ; A prisoner. (1897)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Female culprits ; A prisoner.

Published Date

: 1897

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 20 x 12 cm. (7 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)


: 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, Lo ....
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: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Punishments

Source Description

: 2 folders (76 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

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Digital ID

: 814296

Record ID

: 712927

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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