|Object type||Black & white|
|Physical description||Black & white|
|Place made||Singapore: Changi|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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A hangman placing a noose over the hooded head of a convicted Japanese war criminal immediately ...
A hangman placing a noose over the hooded head of a convicted Japanese war criminal immediately prior to his execution by hanging. These gallows at Changi Gaol had provision for multiple executions (note the D-bolt shackles hanging either side of the condemned and the circles painted on the trapdoor). The photographer had captioned his original print "On the Trapdoor"