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Catalog Number 2011.099.756
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Spanking machine designed by C. P. Hoyt
Date c. 1880
Description Black and white photograph of the spanking machine used on prisoners at the Canon City Territorial Prison designed by CP Hoyt. The machine looks like two saw horses that angle to a small platform that has a pillow on top. An unidentified prisoner is leaning over the spanking machine while CP Hoyt holds a paddle. Four unidentified men are observing. A small wooden bucket sits on the ground beside the machine. A large rock wall is in the background. Written on the bottom: #381 Spanking machine. Original.; hard to read the rest of the words.
Copyright All rights belong to Golden History Museums, City of Golden without restriction.
Collection Permanent
Credit line Golden History Museums, City of Golden Collection
Caption Spanking machine
People Hoyt, Clarence Patee