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    Cabinet Card Death Photograph of Chinese Man Lynched in Colusa, California, 1881.
    Cabinet Card Photograph of Chinese man lynched in Colusa, California 1881. This Chinese man Hong Di was hanged by vigilantes on the turntable of the Colusa & Lake Railroad on Eighth St. in gold country of Colusa, California. The vigilantes hung him for the murder of a woman and her child. In this image, his hands are bound, and he is wearing no shoes. That was Western punishment in those days. Measures approximately 4.25" x 6.5".

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    Poor-good, mount is in bad shape.


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    June, 2008
    13th Friday
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