Crime & Punishment

Crime & Punishment

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Newgate Prison & the Bank of England

Description: Early copper plate engraving showing the Bank of England and Newgate. The view of Newgate Prison is of the Inner Court. Published according to Act of Parliament August 1st 1771. No engraver shown.

Age: 1771  Size of image (mm): 390 x 200

Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little discoloured and has a small stain in the centre. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4079  Price: £30.00

 

Bridewell Hospital & Prison

Description: Copper plate engraving of Bridewell Hospital and Prison from Stowe’s Survey. This is a later version probably from the John Strype edition of 1754.

Age: Circa 1754  Size of image (mm): 330 x 200

Condition: The picture is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.       

Ref: 4136  Price: 20.00

 

Westminster Penitentiary in London

Description: Early aquatint of the Westminster Penitentiary in London by Ackermann and dating from around 1810. Super view across the River Thames to the prison with sailing barges in the foreground. 

Age: Circa 1810  Size of image (mm): 200 x 120

Condition: The picture, which has original hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4207  Price: £25.00

 

Shooting near Stepney Fields

Description: Rare copper plate engraving ‘ Peter Conway & Michael Richardson shooting Mr Venables and Mr Rogers, near Stepney Fields’, London. This engraving, dating from between 1780 and 1820, comes from the ‘Newgate Calendar or Malefactor’s Register’.  

Age: 1777-1820  Size of image (mm): 145 x 95

Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4084  Price: £20.00

 

William Cox, convict at Newgate Prison,

Description: Rare copper plate engraving ‘William Cox in the Press Yard, Newgate’. This engraving, dating from between 1780 and 1820, comes from the ‘Newgate Calendar or Malefactor’s Register’.  

Age: 1777-1820  Size of image (mm): 145 x 95

Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, is a little grubby right hand side but generally in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4085  Price: £20.00

 

William Hawke, convict, in Newgate Prison

Description: Rare copper plate engraving ‘William Hawke in the Press Yard, Newgate’. This engraving, dating from between 1780 and 1820, comes from the ‘Newgate Calendar or Malefactor’s Register’. Note the leg irons. 

Age: 1777-1820  Size of image (mm): 140 x 90

Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4086  Price: £20.00

 

Martyrs circa 1750

Description: Early copper plate engravings ‘The Examination of Wm Hale before B Bonner’ and ‘G King, J Wade, T Leyes, & W Andrew in Lollards Tower’.  Engraved by Thomas Bowles.

Age: Circa 1750  Size of image (mm): 200 x 160

Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4088  Price: £18.00

 

Martyrs circa 1750, English Reformation

Description: Early copper plate engraving ‘The Martyrdom of T Loseby, H Ramsey, T Thirtell, Margaret Hide & Angus Stanley in Smithfield’.  These were Protestant martyrs of the English Reformation. They were burnt on the 12th April 1557. Engraved by Thomas Bowles.

Age: Circa 1750  Size of image (mm): 200 x 155

Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4087  Price: £18.00

 

Woman in the cage London Bridge

Description: Early copper plate engraving ‘Woman in the cage on London Bridge’. Engraved by Thomas Bowles.

Age: Circa 1750  Size of image (mm): 195 x 140

Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4090  Price: £18.00

 

Martyrs circa 1750, English Reformation.

Description: Early copper plate engraving ‘Robert Smith, George Tankerfield & their fellow prisoners, conferring in Newgate’.

Robert Smith and George Tankerfield were burnt at the stake August 1555. Engraved by Thomas Bowles.

Age: Circa 1750  Size of image (mm): 195 x 155

Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4089  Price: £18.00

 

Martyrs circa 1750, English Reformation.

Description: Early copper plate engraving ‘The manner of burying W’m Wiseman in the Fields, who died in Prison’. Engraved by Thomas Bowles.

Age: Circa 1750  Size of image (mm): 190 x 150

Condition: The picture is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4139  Price: £18.00

 

The Tower of London

Description: Early copper plate engraving of the Tower of London. Published in 1784 by S Hooper and engraved by J Newton, not the  place you would want to end up in. 

Age: 1784  Size of image (mm): 160 x 110

Condition: The picture is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4163  Price: £18.00

 

House of Correction, Coldbath Fields, London

Description: Steel engraving of the House of Correction in Coldbath Fields, London from around 1830. Engraved by W Watkins after Thomas Shepherd.

Age: Circa 1830  Size of image (mm): 145 x 100

Condition: The picture is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing. 

Ref: 4224  Price: £18.00

 

Newgate, Old Bailey

Description: Fine steel engraving from an original drawing by Thomas Shepherd. 

Age: 1831  Size of image (mm): 145 x 95

Condition: The picture, which has later hand colouring, is in good condition. Sold with an ivory mount ready for framing.

Ref: 4034  Price: £18.00