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That fellows got to swing

1 November, 2013
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Pop-up: Dhobi Ghat

Pop-up: Dhobi Ghat (1890-95)

Dhobiwada Road, Mahaluxmi.

Hanging was the predominant method of execution in Bombay. Early instances of hanging were public spectacles, where the victims were displayed in chains to the gathered crowds.

Hersh Acharya captures hung shirts with a Wildean wistful eye.

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