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Execution of insurgents in the Philippines

Execution of insurgents in the Philippines

An albumen print showing a hanging in the Philippines. According to an inked caption on the album page, the photograph shows the 'Execution of insurgents by American soldiers'. Five hooded bodies can be seen hanging from the gallows.

The photograph was probably taken during the Philippine–American War, also known as the Philippine War of Independence or the Philippine Insurrection, an armed conflict between the United States and Filipino revolutionaries that took place between 1899 and 1902.

Photographer unidentified.

Code: 124959
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