Chin Up! The Thoroughly Decent Way to Break a Chap's Neck

Read about the scientific push to make judicial hangings more 'efficient' in the late 19th century.

This story can be read at 'A Scaffold High'.

The 'chin trough' was designed to ensure a quicker death by hanging (British Medical Journal, 6 October 1888)
The 'chin trough' (British Medical Journal, 6 October 1888)

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