Description: Gouache on pith paper. China/Canton style, from an album containing 12 paintings illustrating Chinese punishments. Hastings Albums. 'Capt. Anstruther. Transporting from and to prison'. In a wooden cage. Capt. Philip Anstruther (1807-84) was in charge of a detachment of Madras Artillery in the Anglo-Chinese war of 1840-41. He was captured by the Chinese on 15th September 1840, and transported about the country in a wooden cage.