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  • Tags: Punishment and torture

An iron gibbet on which rebellious slaves awaited a slow and painful death

An iron gibbet, used to punish and torture rebellious slaves to death, on display at the Museum of the Institute of Jamaica.

An interior view of a Jamaica House of Correction
A photographic print showing enslaved Africans being tortured by various means in a Jamaica House of Correction.

A negro hung alive by the ribs to a gallows
A photographic print of a live negro hanging from a gallows by a rope tied around his ribs. Human skeletal remains are on the ground below him.