Notes

University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Ep01-809. Hard to read captioning on the print: [second character from the right] 切 qie (=cut, slice) / [fifth character from the left] 斬zhan (=cut, slay, chop) / [third character from the left] may be 刵er (=according to one dictionary this is an archaic term meaning ‘cut off the ears as punishment’).

Caption on mount
CHINESE EXECUTIONS. Etc. (Copies from original prints).


Estimated date
1923-1927
Material
Paper
Media
Black and white photograph