The Old Bailey Advocate Bringing off a Thief

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Title

The Old Bailey Advocate Bringing off a Thief

Subject

Cartoon commentary on the changing of justice and trials in the late 18th century.

Description

A lawyer defends a thief from execution while putting his shoe on the face of what we can assume is Lady Truth. It is clear that the thief is guilty and that the lawyer is the only reason he isn't going to be hung.

Creator

Unknown

Source

https://www.loc.gov/resource/cph.3c38183/

Publisher

Unknown

Date

1789

Contributor

Sante Di Sera

Rights

Public Domain

Language

English

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Original Format

Engraving

Files

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Citation

Unknown , “The Old Bailey Advocate Bringing off a Thief,” Enlightenmens, accessed January 30, 2023, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/281.

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