Confession and execution of W Hole, who was executed at Bristol, for the wilful murder of his wife. H Disley, Printer, London [1875?]

Disley, Henry, active 1860-1883

An arrangement of text (prose and verses), and an illustration showing a blindfolded man standing under gallows, and being prepared for hanging. With him are a priest, the hangman Marwood and an attendant.

William Hole, a Bristol bargeowner murdered his wife on 18 August 1874. Hole and his wife had both been drunk, and the man had cut his wife's throat.

The hanging took place at Bristol on 26 April 1875.

Quantity: 1 b&w art print(s).

Physical Description: Letterpress and woodcut, on double page spread, 245 x 375 mm.

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[Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, collected by Kenneth Athol Webster. 1800-1920] / [Collection of ephemera, handbills, fliers, relating to trials and executions of murderers in England. 1830-1880]
1 b&w art print(s), Ephemera, Letterpress works, Fliers (Printed matter), Letterpress and woodcut, on double page spread, 245 x 375 mm., Orientation: Horizontal image
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