Enbo Zhou, Chinese bandit leader


Title
Enbo Zhou, Chinese bandit leader
Description
Photograph of Enbo Zhou, leader of a gang of Manchurian guerilla outlaws, prior to his execution by the Chinese government, on 8 March 1907 (according to the Chinese lunar calendar). The captions printed in Chinese characters on the photograph describe Zhou as a violent career criminal who had escaped several previous arrests and had roamed the southern Manchurian countryside for many years during his criminal career. The board tied to Zhou’s back records his name and a list of his crimes and would have allowed witnesses to follow his public execution more easily. The wooden stocks binding his feet prevent a repetition of his previous escapes.
Date
March 08, 1907
Original Format
photographs
Extent
16cm x 12cm
Local Identifier
0200-b2-fa-i177
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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Comments

Joyner Digital Collections Jan 04 2016

Thank you for your comment. That information has now been incorporated into the record.

Xue Dec 29 2015

Wrong transliteration of the bandit's name from Chinese. Should be Enbo Zhou.

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