This is the head of a traitor


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In Collection: Brocas Sketchbook (PD 2000 TX) [graphic].
Description: Hand holding severed male head with rope around the neck. The title caption for this drawing often appeared on signs accompanying executions at this time.
Main Creator: Brocas, James Henry, ca. 1790-1846
Created: [n.d., between ca. 1810 and 1846].
Language: English
Extent: 1 drawing pencil 23.6 x 36 cm.
Call Number: PD 2000 TX (55) (Collection unavailable)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland