[Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, relating to trials and executions of murderers in England. 1830-1880]

Date
1830 - 1880
Ref
Eph-B-WEBSTER-Trials
Description
Includes fliers and handbills with verses, woodcuts. Quantity: 4 folder(s). Physical Description: Letterpress, sizes varying below 350 mm. Provenance: From the collection of Kenneth Athol Webster.
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Format
4 folder(s), Ephemera, Letterpress works, Fliers (Printed matter), Letterpress, sizes varying below 350 mm.
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Date: 1875 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] By: Disley, Henry, active 1860-1883 Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Trials-1875-01 Description: An arrangement of text (prose and verses), and an illustration showing a blindfolded man standing under gallows, and being prepared for hanging. With him ar...
Trial, confession & execution of Wm Mobbs, at Aylesbury, for the murder of Thomas James Newbury. [1870]
Date: 1870 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Trials-1870-01 Description: An arrangement of text, with two illustrations: the first of a man hanging on gallows beside a priest, and the other a picture of a young man in jacket, wais...
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Date: 1877 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Trials-1877-01 Description: An arrangement of text, with different sizes of lettering. At top left is an inset picture of a prisoner seated in a cell, looking doleful. The verse text in...
The Leicestershire Mercury, of Saturday next, March the 8th (Price 3d., unstamped) will contain full reports of the Leicestershire Assizes, including the trial of John Fowkes, for the Snarestone Murder, and the suit of Merewether v the Pegg's Green Colliery Company. Early orders should be given to Mr Wayte, bookseller, Ashby-de-la-Zouch; Mr Humphrey, news agent; or to the Mercury Office, Leicester. T Wayte, Printer, Ashby.
Date: 1856 From: [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] By: Leicester Mercury (Newspaper); Wayte, T, active 1856 Ref: Eph-B-WEBSTER-Trials-1856-01 Description: An arrangement of text, with different sizes of lettering. The murderer John "Butcher" Fowkes, who was hanged on this occasion, is said to have had a persec...
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