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

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Title

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

Description

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

Subject

Slaves - Punishment and torture; Punishment devices; Punishment and torture; Slavery - Jamaica

Source

NLJ Photograph Collection

Identifier

D0007583

Rights

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

Format

JPEG

Type

Photograph

Citation

“An iron gibbet on which rebellious slaves awaited a slow and painful death
,” National Library of Jamaica Digital Collection , accessed October 26, 2020, https://nljdigital.nlj.gov.jm/items/show/6769.