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Stocks For Hands & Feet

Stocks For Hands & Feet

Author: Bridgens, Richard

Medium: Letterpress

Date: 1836

Shelfmark: 789.g.13

Item number: Plate 17

Length: 37.5

Width: 27

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Printed Text

Accompanying text for a plate from Richard Bridgens' book, 'West India Scenery,' depicting stocks in use on Trinidad in the early 19th century. They were used to detain prisoners before they were brought to trial and were not supposed to be used for periods of longer than 6 hours.

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