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Public Executions.

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Public Executions.
Milles de Souvigny, Jean (16th cent.) (Engraver)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Punishments -- Torture

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1541
Date Issued: 187?
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC PUNI-Tor
Punishment & torture
Content: Title from folder.
Content: Printed on border: "Fig. 347." "Fac-simile of a woodcut in the work of J. Millaeus, 'Praxis criminis persequendi:' small folio, Parisiis, Simon de Colines,1541." "…invention of the mechanical instrument, now known under the name of the guillotine, which is merely an improvement on a complicated machine which was much more ancient than is generally supposed." "419"
Source note: Manners, customs, and dress during the Middle Ages, and during the Renaissance period. Bickers, Son [187-?]) Kellerhoven, Franz (ca. 1814-1872), Illustrator. Jacob, P. L. (1806-1884), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1746906
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17252197
Barcode: 33333159446729
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 555cd160-c562-012f-b595-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1541: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Public Executions." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1541 - 187. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1dd5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Public Executions." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1dd5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1541 - 187). Public Executions. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1dd5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Public Executions.