Chinese prisoner, c 1902-1904.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

Chinese prisoner, c 1902-1904.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library


Man being punished for stealing railway sleepers. The cangues (heavy wooden boards) could weigh up to 110 lbs (about 50 kilos). From a collection of photographs in the Pearson Archive, connected with the Peking Syndicate Railway.

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