The defiant victim of this mob is forced to pose on a buggy for the camera. The handcuffs bite into his inflamed lower arms. He stares directly into the camera lens with undiminished dignity. In the righthand corner, wearing a softbrimmed hat, edging into the camera's view, is a grinning man with a whip. A coarse blanket rests on the buggy seat.
The three cabinet cards depicting the torture and hanging of this man (numbers 38 and 39 and 40) were at one time laced together with a twisted purple thread, so as to unfold like a map.