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Author: Natalee Sibley

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Whipping: A Physical Punishment of Slaves

2 years ago

601 words

The archive at the University of Virginia for the Humanities, “Slavery Images”, displays an illustration entitled, “The Public Whipping of a Slave in Brazil in the 1830’s”. The picture shows the most striking feature of a male slave, stripped of his clothing, and tied to a post or stake in the middle of the town’s…

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