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Swift justice to a German spy.

Image ID: 814524

Swift justice to a German spy. (1914)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Swift justice to a German spy.

Published Date

: 1914

Created Date

: 1914

Depicted Date

: 1914

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 32 x 23 cm. (12 1/2 x 9 in.)


: Printed on border: "Despite the revelations of the German spy system in France in 1870-71 the Allies seem to have been unprepared for its developments in 1914. Our illustration is of an early-morning scene at Termonde, where one of the Kaiser's secret emissaries, detected in his treacherous work, met his death amidst the ruin wrought by his military masters in one of Belgium's industrial towns." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From The Great War : the standard history of the all-Europe conflict : profusely illustrated. The Amalgamated Press Ltd., 1914) Hammerton, John Alexander, Sir (1871-1949), Editor. Wilson, Herbert Wrigley (1866-1940), Editor.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Punishments -- shooting

Source Description

: 1 folder (34 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number


Digital ID

: 814524

Record ID

: 713206

Digital Item Published

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

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