The Governor of the Richmond Penitentiary
The Write of Error.
Two illustrations, one framed by the other. Centre illustration is of Thomas Purdon, the Governor of Richmond Penitentiary, Dublin, Ireland. Illustration in frame shows Daniel O'Connell, M.P., (1775-1847), having a good time within the prison walls of Richmond Penitentiary. The article accompaning illustration of Purdon, condemns Purdon for being too lenient towards O'Connell and the other prisoners.
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[London] : Illustrated London News, September 7th, 1844.
Illustration of Thomas Purdon, the Governor of Richmond Penitentiary, is from the "Illustrated London News", September 7th, 1844.
Physical description: 2 prints (one framing the other) : woodcut ; 26 x 21.3 cm. or smaller.