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Source:   Punishments -- torture


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Punishment of Desrues, broken on the wheel on the Place de Grève.

Image ID: 814574

Punishment of Desrues, broken on the wheel on the Place de Grève. (1876)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Punishment of Desrues, broken on the wheel on the Place de Grève.

Published Date

: 1876

Depicted Date

: 1777

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm. (3 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

Notes

: Printed on border: "Fac-simile after some popular drawings of the period, entitled Détails historiques et véritables des crimes atroces, commis de dessin prémédité, by A. Fr. Desrues." "N. B. - He is accompanied, according to custom, by a Doctor of the Sorbonne."

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 -- torture

Source Description

: 2 folders (44 pictures)

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC PUNI-Tor

Digital ID

: 814574

Record ID

: 713247

Digital Item Published

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

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