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Image ID21245
TitleThree women 'prisoners' posed in a cangue
CollectionJ.C. Oswald collection
Estimated date1870-1880
PhotographerWilliam Saunders
Caption in album or on mountFemale Prisoners in the Cangue
Image typeBlack and white photograph
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Note(s)University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Os04-017. Photo from an album (UoB reference Os04) kept in the School of Oriental and African Studies Archives, London (SOAS reference MS 380 876/4).  This photograph has been incorrectly dated at 1907 in many publications.  This photograph has been set up (or posed) by the photographer, using models to illustrate the use of a three-person cangue.  Photograph by William Saunders.  See research by Régine Thiriez, on page 4 of this paper:
Keyword(s) [en]Oswald ; crime ; punishment ; justice ; law ; fashion ; cangue ; photography
HPC referenceOs04-017
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