The Jougs, Meikleour

'Jougs' or manacles at Meikleour, 1903.

Jougs is a metal collar chained to a wall or the Mercat Cross which was used as a form of punishment in medieval Scotland.

  • Material/Medium: gelatin dry plate negative
  • Date: c.1903
  • Creator: Wood & Son Printers, Perth, purchased from Wylie, Keir Street
  • Accession number: W0032
  • Category: Photography
  • Subject: Meikleour,Perthshire,Scotland,jougs