Mrs. Brownrigg in the Cell, Newgate - Engraving
Single sheet (5x8.5in)
Wrapped loosely on cork board.
Scenes from the life of Elizabeth Brownrigg(1720-1767). Sentenced to hang at Tyburn for the murder of 14 year Mary Clifford. Brownigg worked as a midwife and Clifford was one of a number of apprentices who were abused by her. The case caused a sensation in Georgian England.
Near Fine. Mild crimping to top.