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'Twixt ring and rope :
Woodville, Richard Caton, 1856-1927 (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Marriage customs - England

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1906-05-12
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MARRI-Eng
Marriage -- England
Women -- Clothing & dress -- England -- 1800-1899
Clergy -- England -- London -- 1800-1899
Prisoners -- England -- London
Weddings -- England -- 1800-1899
Newgate (Prison : London, England)
Source identifier : ILN (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)

Content: Printed on border: "In the eighteenth century, by a curious legal anomaly, women were relieved of all debts on their marriage. Women of fashion who had lost heavily at play used often to go to Newgate and marry a condemned criminal just before the cart started for Tyburn." Includes additional text.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Tears on image.
Extent: 1 print : b ; 33.5 x 23 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 2156343
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17706517
Barcode : 33333159468269
UUID: ed86f3b0-c556-012f-dd15-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1906: Issued
  • 1927: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Wikipedia Citation

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'Twixt ring and rope :