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Title
The execution of Captain Wirz at Washington
Names
Peters, G. W. (Engraver)
Ransom, Fletcher C. (Fletcher Charles), 1870-1943 (Artist)
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Punishments -- Hanging

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC PUNI-Han
Topics
Punishment & torture
Hangings (Executions)
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Wirz, Henry, 1823?-1865
Gallows -- Washington (D.C.) -- 1860-1869
Genres
Prints
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Drawn by F. C. Ransom from a photograph."
Source note: Popular history of the United States, from the first discovery of the western hemisphere by the Northmen to the end of the Civil War. (New York : Scribner, c1876-1881) Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878), Author.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17252193
Barcode: 33333159445887
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2599f4e0-c562-012f-e70d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1876: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The execution of Captain Wirz at Washington" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1876. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1d79-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The execution of Captain Wirz at Washington" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1d79-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1876). The execution of Captain Wirz at Washington Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-1d79-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The execution of Captain Wirz at Washington