Visual display of the Trial by Ordeal, Scene I

Trial by Ordeal, Scene I

  • 1968 - 1970
  • A healer administers an ordeal by hot metal to establish guilt or innocence in a litigation, in this case a murder case. We see him sitting near the fire with a mortar which contains medicinal herbs and a bucket of water. He heats a machete in the fire.

Details

Other title
  • Trial by Ordeal
Photographer
Rossing, Melvin
Date
  • 1968 - 1970
Collection
Description of Originals
  • Color Slide
  • Landscape
  • image/jpeg
Subjects
For Staff