Bed-stocks for intoxication

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Title

Bed-stocks for intoxication

Description

Enslaved Africans from Trinidad with their feet clamped between bed-stocks as punishment for being intoxicated.

Subject

Trinidadians - Punishment & torture - Trinidad - 1830-1840; Stocks (Punishment) - Trinidad - 1830-1840; Intoxication - Trinidad - 1830-1840; Beds - Trinidad - 1830-1840; Sleeping - Trinidad - 1830-1840; Slavery

Creator

Richard Bridgens

Date

1836

Source

NLJ Print Collection: P/580 from West India scenery with illustrations of Negro character, the process of making sugar, &c. from sketches taken during a voyage to, and residence of seven years in, the island of Trinidad. London, R. Jennings, 1836, plate 17.

Identifier

D0005914

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image must be obtained from the National Library of Jamaica.

Format

JPEG

Type

Print

Publisher

London : Ducôté & Stephens Lithography 70 St. Martins Lane

Citation

Richard Bridgens, “Bed-stocks for intoxication,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed July 6, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/5209.