Say the caption: This is a chart upon Chinese street cages. A prerogative delegated to provincial authority (王法), it is not the same in the capital (??). The crime of the offender is [written?] on his dress, and he is enclosed in a cage to die in the street under crowd's watching.
Cangue-cage: slow death|
"This is a chart on the Chinese street cage. The [punishments inflicted] by provincial authorities by imperial authorization are not the same with [those practiced?] in the capital. Villains and ruffians who have not committed a crime liable of beheading or strangulation are enclosed in cages to die in the street under crowd's watching"
Collar chain: prisoner with meal|
"This is a chart upon carrying the Chinese stone slab. This criminal has been exiled to a certain place enchained, and once arrived, carrying a slab of stone. Every day, he goes from town to town begging for money, for three years or two years half, till the day of his release"
Collar chain: woman|
This is a chart on Chinese smuggling of alcool. In China, to enjoy alcool entered in town (sic) you must first pay a tax. This girl (nuzi) has stocked alcool outside the city, and has tried to introduce it on her body into the city. Seized by the authority, she is led in chains to the yamen to be adjudicated severely.
"This is a chart on striking with the Chinese black whip. This punishments is a substitute to thick bamboo for the soldiers of the Banners, either for errors (unintentional misdeeds?) or illegal deeds. The number of blows [provided by law] is reduced seven times" ( "70 blows" in fact means 10 blows)"
A punishment used in the provincial services, not at the capital, the "Beating of the palm" has a mand holding the hand and hitting it with a piece of leather, for obtaining true confession. This is called "Beating the palm"
此中國營汎衙門拿住賊匪不說實供將賊人放於木橙之上用鐵練將腿繞住腳底下墊磚則能取其實言也 In the Chinese busy (or perverse?) official services, when they catch a bandit who does not truly confess, they put him on a wooden bench (?? 橙means "orange") and use an iron chain to tie his legs, and a brick to under his feet, thus they can force him to confess the truth"
This is a punishment used in Chinese provinces, not the same as in the capital. The bandit is held with a leather string that makes the bandit drawn his hand upward (sic). So they extract the truth from him. This is called "Stretching up one arm.
This is a picture of a prisoner in China. If the magistrate, in the name of the emperor, decides that [the case] he is enquiring about is light, he has the accused wear the cangue; if the case is serious, he has the accused bear an iron stick (sic, for wooden manacles i, the picture) on his two hands, a wooden dog (?) on his two feet, an iron chain on his neck, which he endures in prison waiting for his verdict. This is «As you've done, so you're treated».
This is the picture of Chinese bed to sleep in row. The Board of Punishment use it as unofficial punishment, when criminals enters the service, the (yingyue??) jailers want to extort money from the prisoners and thus submit them to this "row bed. Those who pay escape this punishment".
Prisoner in a barrel|
Beating: light bamboo|
Collar chain: prisoner|
Meal of a chained prisoner|
Beating: short bamboo|
Fumigating spices to torture|
Slapping the face|
Suspension: to the execution ground|
Heads: in cages|
Dead Man walk (parade)|