The Blood of the Murdered Crying For Vengence

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Title

The Blood of the Murdered Crying For Vengence 

Subject

crime, murder, eighteenth century, politics 

Description

This is a graphic cartoon displaying a man beheaded at the guillotine in which the french use to "refine" their people. The cartoon also has text in which the British hierarchy gave their support for this method of murder. 

Creator

James Gillray 

Publisher

Beinecke Library, Yale University 

Date

1756-1815

Contributor

Claire Mohandiss

Rights

Beinecke Library, Yale University 

Format

still image, cartoon

Language

English

Type

cartoon

Identifier

11811407

Coverage

Eighteenth century politics and murder 

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

cartoon

Files

Murder.jpeg

Citation

James Gillray, “The Blood of the Murdered Crying For Vengence,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 15, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/769.

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