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Thumb-screw ; Iron collar ; The scavenger's daughter.

Image ID: 814545

Thumb-screw ; Iron collar ; The scavenger's daughter. (1833)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Thumb-screw ; Iron collar ; The scavenger's daughter.

Published Date

: 1833

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 28 x 18 cm. (11 x 7 in.)


: 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 scave ....
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Original Source

: From Saturday magazine. John William Parker, 1832-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Punishments -- torture

Source Description

: 2 folders (44 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 814545

Record ID

: 713233

Digital Item Published

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

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