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Hound taken to execution from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 63v

Hound taken to execution from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 63v

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a hound being taken to execution in a cart drawn by rabbits. Image taken from f. 63v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Execution of John the Baptist from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 65v

Execution of John the Baptist from BL Royal 20 B IV, f. 65v

Detail of a miniature of the execution of John the Baptist. Image taken from f. 65v of Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Christ). Written in French.

Margaret's execution from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 312

Margaret's execution from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 312

Bas-de-page scene of Margaret being led off to execution, with three women following her. Image taken from f. 312 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Margaret's execution from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 313

Margaret's execution from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 313

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Margaret being beheaded by a man with a raised sword and two men lying on the floor having been struck by lightning, with a decorated initial 'D'(eus). Image taken from f. 313 o... more

Margaret's execution from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 313

Margaret's execution from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 313

Bas-de-page scene of Margaret being beheaded by a man with a raised sword and two men lying on the floor having been struck by lightning, with three decorated initials: 'D'(eus), 'O' and 'D'(eus). Image taken f... more

Margaret's execution from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 312

Margaret's execution from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 312

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of Margaret being led off to execution, with three women following her. Image taken from f. 312 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

Execution of Brunhilda from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 87

Execution of Brunhilda from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 87

Miniature of Brunhilda being dragged by hands and hair behind a horse, at the beginning of chapter 20 of book 4, with an illuminated initial 'L'(i). Image taken from f. 87 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis... more

Execution of Brunhilda from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 87

Execution of Brunhilda from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 87

Detail of a miniature of Brunhilda being dragged by hands and hair behind a horse, at the beginning of chapter 20 of book 4. Image taken from f. 87 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Execution from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 306

Execution from BL Royal 16 G VI, f. 306

Detail of a miniature of the murderers of Charles, count of Flanders, being hanged, at the beginning of chapter 20 of 'Louis VI' book. Image taken from f. 306 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis. Written in French.

Execution of the count of Harcourt from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 112v

Execution of the count of Harcourt from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 112v

Unfinished miniature of John the Good with his army and the execution of the count of Harcourt, at the beginning of chapter 16 of 'John the Good' book. Image taken from f. 112v of Chroniques de France ou de St ... more

Execution of traitors from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 140

Execution of traitors from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 140

Detail of a miniature of two traitors beheaded, at the beginning of chapter 92 of 'John the Good' book. Image taken from f. 140 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Execution of forgers from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 94

Execution of forgers from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 94

Detail of an unfinished miniature of forgers of seals deprived of their hands on a scaffold, in the chapter 32 of 'Philip of Valois' book. Image taken from f. 94 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 127... more

Execution of Pierre de la Brosse from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 15

Execution of Pierre de la Brosse from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 15

Detail of a miniature of Pierre de la Brosse hanged, at the beginning of chapter 26 of 'Philip III' book. Image taken from f. 15 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Execution of the Jacquerie from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 134v

Execution of the Jacquerie from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 134v

Detail of a miniature of the king of Navarre having the leaders of the Jacquerie executed by beheading. Image taken from f. 134v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Execution of Pierre de la Brosse from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 15

Execution of Pierre de la Brosse from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 15

Detail of a miniature of Pierre de la Brosse hanged, at the beginning of chapter 26 of 'Philip III' book. Image taken from f. 15 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Execution from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 139v

Execution from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 139v

Detail of a miniature of Charles Toussac and Josseran Mâcon beheaded, at the beginning of chapter 90 of 'John the Good' book. Image taken from f. 139v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380).... more

Execution of Pierre de la Brosse from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 15

Execution of Pierre de la Brosse from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 15

Miniature of Pierre de la Brosse hanged, at the beginning of chapter 26 of 'Philip III' book. Image taken from f. 15 of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Execution of Olivier de Clisson from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 93v

Execution of Olivier de Clisson from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 93v

Detail of an unfinished miniature of Olivier de Clisson beheaded on a scaffold, at the beginning of chapter 32 of 'Philip of Valois book. Image taken from f. 93v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 127... more

Execution from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 102v

Execution from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 102v

Detail of an unfinished miniature of the execution of a citizen of Paris accused of treason. Image taken from f. 102v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (from 1270 to 1380). Written in French.

Execution from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 203v

Execution from BL Royal 20 C VII, f. 203v

Detail of a miniature of Pierre du Tetre and Jacques de la Rue blindfolded on the scaffold, at the beginning of chapter 92 of 'Charles V' book. Image taken from f. 203v of Chroniques de France ou de St Denis (f... more

Execution of the murderers of Darius from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 13v

Execution of the murderers of Darius from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 13v

Detail of a miniature of the execution of the murderers of Darius. Image taken from f. 13v of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrewsbury book'). Written in French.

Burial of Darius; Execution of murderers; Marriage of Alexander from BL Royal 15 E VI, f. 13v

Burial of Darius; Execution of murderers; Marriage of Alexander from B...

Miniature of the burial of Darius; miniature of the execution of the murderers of Darius; miniature of the marriage between Alexander and Roxana. Image taken from f. 13v of Poems and Romances (the 'Talbot Shrew... more

Execution from BL Harley 4379, f. 64

Execution from BL Harley 4379, f. 64

Detail of a miniature of the execution of Amerigot (Aymerigot) Marcel. Image taken from f. 64 of Chroniques, Vol. IV, part 1 (the 'Harley Froissart'). Written in French.

Execution from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 241

Execution from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 241

Detail of a miniature of two masters of the law executed on Herod's order. Image taken from f. 241 of La Bible Historiale, part 4 (Bible Historiale of Edward IV). Written in French.

Execution from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 241

Execution from BL Royal 15 D I, f. 241

Miniature of two masters of the law executed on Herod's order, with a partial border. Image taken from f. 241 of La Bible Historiale, part 4 (Bible Historiale of Edward IV). Written in French.

The Execution of the Five Kings of the Amorites
Execution of the Five Kings of the Amorites

Execution of the Five Kings of the Amorites

Joachim Beuckelaer (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1533–1575 Antwerp)

Titus Manlius Torquatus Ordering the Execution of His Son

Titus Manlius Torquatus Ordering the Execution of His Son

Heinrich Aldegrever (German, Paderborn ca. 1502–1555/1561 Soest)

Fleuron from "A True report of the horrible Murther [of Joan Wilson], which was committed in the house of Sir Ierome Bowes Knight, on the 20. day of February ... 1606 [by Edward Wilson and Robert Tetherton]. With the apprehension, detection and execution of the offenders"

Fleuron from "A True report of the horrible Murther [of Joan Wilson], ...

This image has been taken from scan 000012 from "A True report of the horrible Murther [of Joan Wilson], which was committed in the house of Sir Ierome Bowes Knight, on the 20. day of February ... 1606 [by Edwa... more

The Lion Delays Renard's Execution for a Final Interrogation from Hendrick van Alcmar's Renard The Fox

The Lion Delays Renard's Execution for a Final Interrogation from Hend...

Allart van Everdingen (Dutch, Alkmaar 1621–1675 Amsterdam)

An Execution

An Execution

Anonymous, Italian, Venetian, 18th century

The Conversion of St. Paul (recto); The Execution of the Prisoner (verso)

The Conversion of St. Paul (recto); The Execution of the Prisoner (ver...

Dominik Kindermann (Austrian, Schluckenau 1739–1817 Vienna)

Copy of the fifth & sixth articles of the Treaty of neutrality in America, between England and France, in the year 1686. Late sent in orders to His Majesty’s frigots attending the government of this Province, to be put in Execution to effect. [b

Copy of the fifth & sixth articles of the Treaty of neutrality in Amer...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 33, Folder 51.

Project for the attack of Ticonderoga, proposed to be put in execution as near as the circumstances and ground will admit of. May 29th. 1759.

Project for the attack of Ticonderoga, proposed to be put in execution...

Scale ca. 1:15,400. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Includes index to military positions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2... more

An address to the inhabitants of Boston, (particularly to the thoughtless youth) occasioned by the execution of Levi Ames. Who so early in life, as not 22 years of age, must quit the stage of action in this awful manner. He was tried for burglar

An address to the inhabitants of Boston, (particularly to the thoughtl...

Positive Photostat.; Verse.; Not in Evans.; Ames, Levi. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Epheme... more

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 12, 1775. Whereas the preservation of our country from slavery, depends under God on an effectual execution of the continental and provincial measures for that purpose. [Resolutions to secure compliance wit

In Provincial congress, Concord, April 12, 1775. Whereas the preservat...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: Mss Division.; On verso: Ac. 373. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copie... more

To the military officers, select-men, and Committee of correspondence in the town of [blank] Gentlemen, Your are hereby most earnestly requested to procure the execution of the subsequent resolve with the greatest possible expedition. In Provinc

To the military officers, select-men, and Committee of correspondence ...

Photographic copy.; Stamped on verso: 452. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection... more

In the sixteenth year of the reign of George the third, King, &c. 1776. An act for the carrying into execution a resolve of the American Congress, for ascertaining the number of inhabitants in this Colony. [Watertown: Printed by Benjamin Edes, 1

In the sixteenth year of the reign of George the third, King, &c. 1776...

Positive Photostat.; This item is a Photostat of Portfolio 39, Folder 24aa.; Stamped on verso: 595. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full tex... more

[Cut] The dying criminal: poem, by Robert Young, on his own execution, which is tobe on this day, November 11, 1779, for rape, committed on the body of Jane Green, a child,eleven years of age, at Brookfield ... Printed and sold at the printi

[Cut] The dying criminal: poem, by Robert Young, on his own execution,...

Verse.; Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 40, Folde... more

Providence, July 26, 1779. Sir By the annexed vote of the Town of Providence, you will perceive the anxious desire they possess of having the purposes therein expressed carried into execution. The absolute necessity of a common circulating mediu

Providence, July 26, 1779. Sir By the annexed vote of the Town of Prov...

Not in Evans. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 164, Folder 19b.

Hell broke loose, or, The murder of Louis, vide, the account of that unfortunate monarch's execution

Hell broke loose, or, The murder of Louis, vide, the account of that u...

Print shows the execution of Louis XVI, King of France, January 21, 1793, by guillotine as citizen Louis Capet. Devils stand on the platform as well as fly overhead, suggesting that the beheading of Louis, with... more

American commerce in Flames! Americans! See the execution of Bonaparte's orders to burn, sink, and destroy your ships! [Cuts] American! Look on this picture! Read the transactions on which it is founded; and then vote for Sullivan, or any other

American commerce in Flames! Americans! See the execution of Bonaparte...

Positive Photostat.; Political campaign.; Anti-Sullivan poster. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printe... more

[Cut] Declaration and dying speech of Henry Phillips. Taken from his own mouth at the Boston goal a short time previous to the day of his execution. [Boston 1817].

[Cut] Declaration and dying speech of Henry Phillips. Taken from his o...

Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 51, Folder 9.

A brief account of the execution of the six militia men. As we soon expect to have official documents in relation to the six militia men, arrested, tried, and put to death under the orders of General Andrew Jackson this may not be an improper ti

A brief account of the execution of the six militia men. As we soon ex...

Six militia men.; Jackson, Andrew. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 193, Folder 11.

Execution. The life, trial, and behaviour of that unfortunate young woman, Mary Johnson, 22 years of age, who was executed at Gloucester on Saturday last, 1831 for the murder of her master and mistress, John and Anna Robinson ... Leeds, Printed

Execution. The life, trial, and behaviour of that unfortunate young wo...

Johnson, Mary. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 55, Folder 9.

Bungtown illuminator. Order of sacrifices for the execution of the Fourt of July. [184-?].

Bungtown illuminator. Order of sacrifices for the execution of the Fou...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 232, Folder 34.

Elevation and Plan of Execution Rocks Lighthouse, New York

Elevation and Plan of Execution Rocks Lighthouse, New York

Lighthouse Maps and Plans for Execution Rocks, New York

James Stuart hung by the vigilance committee on Market St. wharf on the 11th of July 1851 ; Immense multitude present - 500 of the vigilance committee on duty at the execution / / Publ. & lith. by Justh Quirot & Co., Calif. corn. Montg. Sts. S.F.

James Stuart hung by the vigilance committee on Market St. wharf on th...

Pictorial lettersheet shows man hanging from scaffolding surrounded by spectators; with attached blank leaf. Title from item. Baird, California pictorial letter sheets, no. 121. Accession box no. DLC/PP-2011:179.13

Execution of Ponciano Corral, Minster of War, Nicaragua [before the Cathedral, Granada]

Execution of Ponciano Corral, Minster of War, Nicaragua [before the Ca...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 1, no. 2 (1855 Dec. 22), p. 29. Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE - Walker, William, 1824-1860. ... more

Assassination of James King, of William, corner of Montgomery and Washington Streets, San Francisco, California / / Richardson=Cox, sc.  Execution of James P. Casey and Charles Cora in front of the vigilance committee rooms, San Francisco, California

Assassination of James King, of William, corner of Montgomery and Wash...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1856 July 19, p. 88.

The Execution of Cook and Coppock ... [Charlestown, W. Va., Dec. 17, 1859; panoramic view of soldiers surrounding gallows from which 2 of the Harper's Ferry Raiders are hanging]

The Execution of Cook and Coppock ... [Charlestown, W. Va., Dec. 17, 1...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 212 (1859 Dec. 24), pp. 56-57. Caption card tracings: U.S. History 1859; West Virginia Cha... more

John Brown riding on his coffin to the place of execution  [Charlestown, W. Va.]

John Brown riding on his coffin to the place of execution [Charlestow...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 211 (1859 Dec. 17), p. 36. Wood engraving by Arthur Berghaus. Caption card tracings: A/P/P... more

The execution of John Brown, in a stubble field, near Charleston, [W.] Va. [men on horseback in foregrd.]

The execution of John Brown, in a stubble field, near Charleston, [W.]...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 9, no. 210 (1859 Dec. 10), pp. 24-25. Caption card tracings: P&P Case; US Hist.; BI; Shelf.

Sheriff's sale of real estate ... Seized and taken into execution, and to be sold by J. D. Bitting, Sheriff. Sheriff's office, Reading. Nov. 10, 1860.

Sheriff's sale of real estate ... Seized and taken into execution, and...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 157, Folder 6.

Memories of the Union - execution of Nathan Hale on the site of east Broadway, corner of Market Street, New York, September 21, 1776 / M. Nevin.

Memories of the Union - execution of Nathan Hale on the site of east B...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1860 Nov. 24, p. 745. Title from item.

5th corps at execution

5th corps at execution

Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. C-78. With green overlay, mounted with DRWG/US - Waud, no. 1009. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.1005) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

Sheriff's sales of real estate ... Seized and taken into execution and to be sold by J.D. Bitting, Sheriff. Sheriff's Office, Reading, December 22, 1860.

Sheriff's sales of real estate ... Seized and taken into execution and...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 157, Folder 9.

Execution of Gordon the slave-trader, New York, February 21, 1862

Execution of Gordon the slave-trader, New York, February 21, 1862

Illustration shows Nathaniel Gordon being prepared for hanging as a crowd of men looks on. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. VI, no. 271 (1862 March 8), p. 157 (bottom). Title from item.

[Four Civil War views showing the Battle of Gettysburg, execution of deserters from the Army of the Potomac, and the attack on Fort Wagner, Charleston harbor, South Carolina]

[Four Civil War views showing the Battle of Gettysburg, execution of d...

Attack of the Louisiana Tigers on a battery of the Eleventh Corps Battle of Gettysburg is from a drawing by Alfred R. Waud. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 Aug. 8, p. 508-509.

Scenes in and around the old penitentiary, Washington D.C., on the day of the execution of the conspirators...

Scenes in and around the old penitentiary, Washington D.C., on the day...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engravings after sketches. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 20, no. 512 (1865 July 22), p. 284.

Execution of the conspirators, Mrs. Mary E. Surratt, Lewis Powell, (Alias Payne) George Ahzerodt and David E. Harold . . . the prison yard of the old penitentiary, Washington, D.C. July 7

Execution of the conspirators, Mrs. Mary E. Surratt, Lewis Powell, (Al...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Wood engraving after sketch by D.B. Gulick & W.T. Crane. Size 2 15/16 x 4 15/16. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 20, no. 512 (186... more

Execution of Captain Henry Wirtz (i.e. Wirz), C.S.A, adjusting the rope

Execution of Captain Henry Wirtz (i.e. Wirz), C.S.A, adjusting the rop...

No. 753. Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, location, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center fo... more

Execution of Captain Henry Wirtz (i.e. Wirz), C.S.A. Newspaper reporters viewing the execution

Execution of Captain Henry Wirtz (i.e. Wirz), C.S.A. Newspaper reporte...

No. 756. Title from item. Alternate title, photographer, location, and date from Catalogue of photographic incidents of the war, from the gallery of Alexander Gardner...by Bob Zeller, published by the Center fo... more

[Site of Execution of Emperor Maximilian]

[Site of Execution of Emperor Maximilian]

François Aubert (French, 1829–1906)

[Execution of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, General Miguel Miramón, and General Tomás Mejia by firing squad]

[Execution of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, General Miguel Miramón, an...

Title devised by Library staff. Written on verso: Death of Maximilian (purported to be). Reference copy in BIOG FILE. Gift; Oliver Wendell Holmes; 1939 May 19.

[The Scene of the Execution of  Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico]