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Source:   Marriage customs - England

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'Twixt ring and rope : a condemned man's wedding in Old Newgate.

Image ID: 835394

'Twixt ring and rope : a condemned man's wedding in Old Newgate. (1906)

Image Details

Image Title

:  'Twixt ring and rope : a condemned man's wedding in Old Newgate.


: Woodville, Richard Caton, 1856-1927 -- Artist

Created Date

: 1906


: Halftone photomechanical prints

Specific Material Type

: photomechanical_prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 34 x 23.5 cm.


: Printed on border: "In the eighteenth century, by a curious legal anomaly, women were relieved of all debts on their marriage. Women of fashion who had lost heavily at play used often to go to Newgate and marry a condemned criminal just before the cart started for Tyburn. In a recent romance the criminal thus married was suddenly reprieved, and the lady found herself in an unfortunate position, from which she was ultimately released by the ....
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Original Source

: From The Illustrated London news. ([London] [ The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.] 1842-) .


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Marriage customs - England

Source Description

: 1 folder (32 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 835394

Record ID

: 1044734

Digital Item Published

: 9-7-2007; updated 3-25-2011

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