Description: Antique print titled ‘No.1 Street Punishments’. Print of Chinese street punishments. Shows a prisoner, his arms bound and flags attached to his ears, walking to the left down a street between a man with a drum and another man with a handful of rods with which he beats him. A fourth man with his hands tucked into his sleeves brings up the rear. This print originates from ‘The Chinese Empire: historical and descriptive. Illustrating the manners and customs of the Chinese,in a series of steel engravings, from original sketches’ by T. Allom
Artists and Engravers: Thomas Allom (1804–1872) was an English architect, artist, and illustrator, who published books on his travels from Europe to the Middle East and throughout Asia.
- Date: 1859
- Overall size: 27.5 x 21.5 cm.
- Image size: 23 x 16 cm.
- Condition: Good, general age-related toning. Minor wear, blank verso. Please study image carefully.
- Purchase code: JAK-533
- Price: 88,5 Euro / 104 USD / 1.500.000 IDR