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Hamburg workhouse - punishment of inmates Featured Print

Hamburg workhouse - punishment of inmates

An illustration of the punishment meted out to idle paupers at the Hamburg workhouse in 1777. Offenders were placed in a large basket suspended by a rope over the dining hall table while the more industrious inmates ate their meal of bread and meat below

© Mary Evans / Peter Higginbotham Collection

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