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Front cover, Bygone Punishments Bygone Punishments (1931)

A plain dark blue book cover. But people don’t often scan the plain covers, so here it is.

Keywords: colour, book covers

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Added: 2006-08-21

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Anglo-Saxon Punishments Bygone Punishments (1931)

“Stocks were used, at an early period, as a means of punishing breakers of the law. The precise date when they were first emplyed in this country is not known, but we may infer from early mediaeval il [...]

Keywords: stocks, punishments, bare feet, people, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: England

Added: 2006-01-08

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Taunting Persons in the Stocks. Bygone Punishments (1931)

“The “Cambridge Trinity College Psalter”—an illuminated manuscript—presents some curious illustrations of the manners of the earlier half of the twelth century. We give a reproduction of one of its q [...]

Keywords: punishments, people, bare feet, stocks, greyscale

Places shown: England

Added: 2006-01-08

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Waltham Abbey Whipping-Posts and Stocks. Bygone Punishments (1931)

The Anglo-Saxons whipped prisoners with a whip of three cords, knotted at the end. It was not an uncommon practice for mistresses to whip, or have their servants whipped, to death. William of Malmesbu [...]

Keywords: stocks, punishments, greyscale

Places shown: Waltham; Essex; England

Added: 2006-01-08

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Stocks and Whipping Post, Aldbury Bygone Punishments (1931)

Stocks and whiping-post, Aldbury, from a photo by A. Whitford Anderson, Esq., Watford. A half-timbered house, probably Tudor, beside a pond; in the foreground are wooden stocks, with the somewhat unev [...]

Keywords: stocks, punishments, houses, wallpaper, backgrounds, greyscale

Places shown: Aldbury; Hertfordshire; England

Added: 2006-01-30

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