English Crime and Execution Broadsides

Confession of the barbarous murder committed by John Holloway on the body of his wife: and cutting off her head, arms, & legs

Creator/Contributor:
Holloway, John William., creator
Birt, Thomas, active 1824-1841, printer.
Kennett, Ann.
Place Of Origin:
England
[London]
Publisher:
Printed by T. Birt, No. 39, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials.
Creation Date:
[1831]
1831
Extent:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (wood engraving) ; 37.5 x 25 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
biography
Wood engravings-England-19th century.
Broadsides-England-19th century.
Poetry
Subjects:
Holloway, John William
Holloway, Celia Bashford
Kennett, Ann
Murder--England--Brighton--Poetry
Trials (Murder)--England--Lewes--Poetry
Notes:
Date of imprint from date of execution, December 16, 1831 -- Capital Punishment UK site via WWW, viewed December 14, 2007.
Account of the trial and confession of John William Holloway, with two columns of verse. In his confession Holloway implicated Ann Kennett.
Wood engraving (9 x 13.4 cm.) within octagonal frame : Holloway and Kennett dismembering the victim's body.
Verses begin : Of all the horrors e'er described.
Repository:
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990030366650203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990030366650203941/catalog