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Source:   Punishments


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Desrues' widow, after having been flogged and branded, is taken, with a halter round her neck, to the hospital where she is to be confined for life, as an accomplice in the crimes of her husband, March 9, 1719.

Image ID: 814292

Desrues' widow, after having been flogged and branded, is taken, with a halter round her neck, to the hospital where she... (1876)

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Image Title

:  Desrues' widow, after having been flogged and branded, is taken, with a halter round her neck, to the hospital where she is to be confined for life, as an accomplice in the crimes of her husband, March 9, 1719.

Published Date

: 1876

Depicted Date

: 1719

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm. (3 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Fac-simile from a popular engraving of the time." Tear on border and image on the left.

Original Source

: From The XVIIIth century : its institutions, customs, and costumes : France, 1700-1789. Chapman, 1876) Jacob, P. L. (1806-1884), Author.

Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Punishments

Source Description

: 2 folders (76 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC PUNI `

Digital ID

: 814292

Record ID

: 712929

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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