English Crime and Execution Broadsides

The sorrowful lamentation and last farewell to the world, of the four unfortunate young men who are ordered for execution on Friday next, at Newgate

Creator/Contributor:
Anderson, James.
Montgomery, John.
Morris, George.
Pitts, John, 1765-1844, printer.
Rice, William, -1828
Creation Date:
[1828]
1828
Place Of Origin:
England
[London]
Publisher:
Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, Great St. Andrew Street. 7 Dials,.
Extent:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (wood engraving) ; 34.2 x 21.9 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
biography
Wood engravings-England-19th century.
Broadsides-England-19th century.
Poetry
Subjects:
Anderson, James
Montgomery, John
Morris, George
Rice, William
Crime--Poetry
Prisoners--Poetry
Repentance--Poetry
Trials (Burglary)--England--London
Trials (Forgery)--England--London
Trials (Robbery)--England--London
Warnings--Poetry
Notes:
Date of imprint from Old Bailey Proceedings Online (www.oldbaileyonline.org, January 11, 2008), May 1828 trial of James Anderson, Mary Young, and George Morris (t18280529-54)
William Rice was executed at Newgate July 4, 1828 -- Capital Punishment UK site via WWW, viewed January 11, 2008.
Account of the crimes of six men and one woman convicted at the Old Bailey sessions. The four facing execution: John Montgomery, for forgery, William Rice for burglary, and James Anderson and George Morris for highway robbery. With two columns of verse lamentation.
Verses begins : Locked in a dark and lonesome cell.
Wood engraving (7.5 x 12.5 cm.) : Farewell scene in prison cell with eight figures.
Wood engraving has border of type ornament.
Repository:
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990031859390203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990031859390203941/catalog