English Crime and Execution Broadsides

The sorrowful lamentation and last farewell to the world of F.B. Courvoisier: who was found guilty at the Old Bailey, on Saturday, June 20, of the wilful murder of Lord William Russell

Creator/Contributor:
Courvoisier, François Benjamin, -1840, creator, defendant.
Birt, Thomas, active 1824-1841, printer.
Creation Date:
[1840]
1840
Place Of Origin:
England
[London]
Publisher:
Birt, Printer, 39 Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials.
Extent:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (wood engraving) ; 35.5 x 22.5 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
biography
government publication
Wood engravings-England-19th century.
Broadside poems-England-19th century.
Broadsides-England-19th century
Trials, litigation, etc
Poetry
Subjects:
Courvoisier, François Benjamin--Trials, litigation, etc
Russell, William
Murder--England--London--Poetry
Trials (Murder)--England--London--Poetry
Prisoners--Poetry
Warnings--Poetry
Notes:
Date of imprint from date of execution, July 6, 1840 -- Capital Punishment UK site via WWW, viewed December 14, 2007.
Verse in two columns, with border of type ornament.
Verses begin : The solemn bell now for me doth call.
Wood engraving (6.1 x 10.2 cm.) : Scene of prisoner in cell.
Repository:
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990070772140203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990070772140203941/catalog