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Twixt ring and rope : a condemned man's wedding in old newgate.

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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
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ed86f3b0-c556-012f-dd15-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1906: Issued
  • 1927: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "'Twixt ring and rope :" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1906-05-12. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d0e1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "'Twixt ring and rope :" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d0e1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1906-05-12). 'Twixt ring and rope : Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-d0e1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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'Twixt ring and rope :