Burke the Murderer

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Title

Burke the Murderer

Subject

Portrait of Burke before his execution

Description

William Burke is depicted in his prison cell shacked to the floor by heavy iron chains . He is wearing a frock coat, cravat and trousers. He is standing with his hands clasped. The printed title is Burke, the Murderer!!, below this in italics 'Drawn from life in the Lock-up-House on the day before his execution by his own consent'.
-Description from the capital collection

Creator

Benjamin Crombie

Source

Edinburgh Libraries and Museums and Galleries
https://www.capitalcollections.org.uk/view-item?key=RHsiUCI6eyJ0eXBlIjoiYWxsIiwicmVsYXRpb25faWQiOjEsIml0ZW1faWQiOjE3NTh9fQ&WINID=1582658122891#FGJrBrEZ6UEAAAFwfcV5yw/24688

Date

1829

Contributor

Jake Curry, Bryce Malone

Format

Lithograph

29.5cm x 23.8cm

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Original Format

Lithograph
29.5cm x 23.8

Files

Burke the Murderer!! Drawn from life in the Lock-up-House on the day before his execution by his own consent.png

Citation

Benjamin Crombie, “Burke the Murderer,” Enlightenmens, accessed August 9, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/800.

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