Pillory - Uncomfortable Punishment

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Image of a photograph depicting a person in a pillory, which was used in England and Colonial America as punishment, by public ridicule, for petty crimes. 

Note that a pillory resembles the stocks ... except ... a person confined in a pillory was forced to remain standing.

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Image online, courtesy Colonial Williamsburg via Schools of California Online Resources for Education website.


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