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Execution of Crittenden and his companions by the Spanish soldiery, at Havana.

Image ID: 814519

Execution of Crittenden and his companions by the Spanish soldiery, at Havana. (1851)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Execution of Crittenden and his companions by the Spanish soldiery, at Havana.

Creator

: Selter -- Artist

Depicted Date

: 1851

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 18 x 23 cm. (7 1/4 x 9 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: " 'The poor fellows died nobly -- not a sigh, nor murmur, nor sign of fear was betrayed by any of them. Their brave commander, Colonel Crittenden, of Kentucky, met his fate like a soldier. On being t[old] to turn his back and kneel, he heroically replies: 'No! I never turn my back to the enemy, and kneel only to my God!' " Written on mount: "Colonel Crittenden, American veteran of the Mexican War and filibuster, is shot f ....
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Source

: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Punishments -- shooting

Source Description

: 1 folder (34 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC PUNI-Sho

Digital ID

: 814519

Record ID

: 713219

Digital Item Published

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

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