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[Qing dai xing fa ji lu = Crime and punishment under the Qing dynasty]
[清代刑罰記錄 = Crime and punishment under the Qing dynasty]
Bib ID 6005086
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, volume]
Online Versions
Description [China?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1850 and 1860?] 
12 paintings (1 album) : watercolour ; 20 x 31 cm 
Series

Pith painting and trade art collections.

Summary

19th century China trade album containing a set of twelve paintings depicting a court of justice and various forms of judicial tortures to extract a confession including the finger press, suspension and face slapping and also punishments from wearing a yoke to beheading.

Full contents
  • [1]. Liu fang = Exile
  • [2]. Gong tang shen wen = Courtroom interrogation
  • [3]. Chou jiao jin = Tendon extraction
  • [4]. Liao kao qiu fan = Chained prisoners.
  • [5]. Zhi gu qiu fan = Prisoners with shackles
  • [6]. Jia suo = Yoke
  • [7]. Zan xing = Finger press
  • [8]. Zhang lian = Slapping face
  • [9]. Diao xing = Suspension
  • [10]. Gun xing = Interrogation by beating
 
  • [1]. 流放 = Exile
  • [2]. 公堂審問 = Courtroom interrogation
  • [3]. 抽腳筋 = Tendon extraction
  • [4]. 鐐銬囚犯 = Chained prisoners.
  • [5]. 桎梏囚犯 = Prisoners with shackles
  • [6]. 枷鎖 = Yoke
  • [7]. 拶刑 = Finger press
  • [8]. 掌臉 = Slapping face
  • [9]. 吊刑 = Suspension
  • [10]. 棍刑 = Interrogation by beating
 
Notes

Original painting on pith paper.

Title devised by cataloguer based on the images.

Watercolour on pith paper backed on plain mianlin paper.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-112780519

Subjects China trade watercolor painting.  |  Watercolor painting, Chinese -- 19th century.  |  Torture -- China -- 19th centruy -- Pictorial works.  |  Punishment -- China -- Pictorial works.
Also Titled

Crime and punishment under the Qing dynasty

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