The Thumb Screw

Dublin Core

Title

The Thumb Screw

Subject

Slavery--United States.
Slaves--United States.
Plantation life--Southern States.

Description

Description of an iron wristband worn by a slave.

Creator

Parsons, C. G. (Charles Grandison), 1807-1864.

Source

Inside view of slavery : or, A tour among the planters / By C.G. Parsons, M.D., with an introductory note by Mrs. H.B. Stowe.

Publisher

Boston : John P. Jewett and Co. ; Cleveland, Ohio :, Jewett, Proctor and Worthington.

Date Created

1855.

Format

text

Extent

2 printed pages, bound.

Language

English.

Type

text

Identifier

1.Ft.334, p. 156-157.

Bibliographic Citation

Inside view of slavery : or, A tour among the planters / By C.G. Parsons, M.D., with an introductory note by Mrs. H.B. Stowe. Boston : John P. Jewett and Co. ; Cleveland, Ohio :, Jewett, Proctor and Worthington, 1855.

Provenance

Purchased for the Boston Medical Library through the Billings Fund from J. Neiburg, 1944 Nov. 1.

Files

0004296_dref.jpg

Citation

Parsons, C. G. (Charles Grandison), 1807-1864., “The Thumb Screw,” OnView, accessed April 12, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/17997.