English Crime and Execution Broadsides

Particular account of the execution &c. of William Walker, who was executed this morning, (Friday, April 29, 1831, on the drop over the New Bristol Gaol

Creator/Contributor:
Walker, William, -1831
Creation Date:
[1831]
1831
Place Of Origin:
England
[Bristol]
Publisher:
Taylor, printer, 62, Redcliff-Street
Extent:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (wood engraving) ; 37 x 17 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
biography
Broadsides-England-19th century
Wood engravings-England-19th century.
Poetry
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Walker, William
Executions and executioners--England--Bristol
Robbery--England--Bristol
Warnings
Warnings--Poetry
Places:
England--Bristol
Notes:
Date of imprint from date of execution.
Wood engraving (6 x 7.5 cm) : Hanging scene before prison walls, with spectators.
Primarily an acccount of the prisoner's behavior prior to execution, with two columns of verse.
Verses begin : Come all young men both far and near.
Repository:
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990137541780203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990137541780203941/catalog