Plan of a travelling gallows used in the year 1798.
Humbly dedicated to the Ancient & Modern Britons, by their dutiful Servt. W. Cox.
|Main Creator:||Brocas, Henry, 1762-1837, engraver|
Prisoner is depicted being half-hanged by soldiers in order to secure information from him, during the 1798 Rebellion in Ireland; another prisoner (to the right of the image) is being prepared for torture.
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[Dublin : J. Duffy etc., 1810].
Illus. in: The Irish Magazine, 1810.
Formerly held at HP (1798) 6.
Laid paper sheet with partial countermark 'GR' bottom left corner.
Physical description: 1 print : engraving ; image within plate mark 17 x 13.2 cm., sheet 20.8 x 16 cm..
Attributed to Henry Brocas, (ca. 1762-1837).
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.