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Public Execution - Gunpowder Plot

This image depicts a broadside, now maintained by the British Museum, published circa 1606.  It tells the story of the Gunpowder Plot, the conspirators and their demise at the hands of the government following their captures and confessions.  

The broadside uses German, French and Latin to tell the story.

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Media Credits

Image - created, circa 1606, by Crispijn van de Passe, ca. 1565-1637, printmaker - online via the Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection.

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

 

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