THE MURDER ACT 1752

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TITLE SLIDE

IMAGE: FOUR STAGES OF CRUELTY. PLATE IV THE REWARD OF CRUELTY. BY WILLIAM HOGARTH. IMAGE COURTESY OF WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

SLIDE 1:  BARBER SURGEONS

IMAGE: King Henry VIII granting a Royal Charter to the Barber-Surgeons company. Engraving by B. Baron, 1736, after H. Holbein, 1542. Wellcome Images L0010571

 

SLIDE 2: HANGING NOT PUNISHMENT ENOUGH

IMAGE: title plate FROM Hanging not punishment enough (1701). Anon.

BACKGROUND: Tyburn Tree. c1680. SOURCE NATIONAL ARCHIVES WORK16/376  IMAGE COURTESY OF WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.

 

SLIDE 3: A NATION AT WAR AND IN DRINK

IMAGE: GIN LANE BY WILLIAM HOGARTH. 1751. WELLCOME IMAGES L0004605

BACKGROUND: Battle of Fontenoy 1745. By Pierre Lenfont. Image courtesy of wikimedia commons.

 

SLIDE 4: EXECUTING JUSTICE

IMAGE: Portrait sketch of Henry Fielding. The Original image is from a drawing by William Hogarth Hogarth illustration, vol. III by John Ireland. Date taken: March 1798. This drawing in turn was used for a frontispiece engraving for, The Works of Henry Fielding, published in 1762 and engraved by James Basire. Image courtesy of wikimedia commons.

BACKGROUND:  Industry and Idleness, Plate 11; The Idle 'Prentice Executed at Tyburn. By William Hogarth. Image Courtesy of THE BRITISH MUSEUM.

 

SLIDE 5: MURDER ACT

IMAGE: FOUR STAGES OF CRUELTY. PLATE IV THE REWARD OF CRUELTY. BY WILLIAM HOGARTH. IMAGE COURTESY OF WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

BACKGROUND: Ibid.,

 

SLIDE 6: THE SURGEON'S KNIFE OR THE GIBBET CAGE

IMAGE: William Hunter (1718-1783) in his museum in Windmill Street on the day of resurrection, surrounded by skeletons and bodies, some of whom are searching for their missing parts. Engraving, 1782. Wellcome Images V0010453

 

SLIDE 7: GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER

IMAGE:  The Jury. By John Morgan. 1861. Image courtesy of wikimedia commons