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Execution Of Crittenden And His Companions By The Spanish Soldiery, At Havana.

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Names
Selter (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Punishments -- Shooting

Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC PUNI-Sho
Topics
Firing squads
Punishment & torture
Cuba -- History -- Insurrection, 1849-1851
Executions -- Cuba -- Havana -- 1850-1859
Soldiers -- Spanish -- Cuba -- Havana -- 1850-1859
Crittenden, William L.
Notes
Content : Title from folder.

Content: 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 for leading soldiers in the revolutionary Cuban army of general Narciso Lopez, 1850- (execution took place in the Plaza Major, Havana)." Foxing and vertical fold marks on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1746905
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17696958
Barcode : 33333159446539
UUID: 3fc3b590-c562-012f-c85b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. Execution Of Crittenden And His Companions By The Spanish Soldiery, At Havana. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1db3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Execution Of Crittenden And His Companions By The Spanish Soldiery, At Havana.