May 1902: "Water Cure", Philippine-American War

May 1902: "Water Cure", Philippine-American War

A picture of a “water detail,” reportedly taken in May, 1901, in Sual, the Philippines. “It is a terrible torture,” one soldier wrote.

Picture found in "The Water Cure", Paul Kramer, newyorker.com, Feb 25 2008.

Original photograph attributed to Corporal George J. Vennage c/o Ohio State University Rare Books and Manuscripts Library.