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Robbers are being hung for the crimes in a public hall.

An image showing the public reaction and drawing to a hanging. Hangings were usually public events, meaning that the masses could come witness the event, which often drew large crowds.

Image by Jacques Callot in which multiple people were hanged for the smallest of offences

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The opening pages of a book about notorious crimes of the 18th-century. The image on the left page depicts the Rebel Lord's being hung publicly on Tower Hill.
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