Samuel Wyld Mitchell.
London Published Jany.27.1805, by J. Parry, No.5, Bentinck Street, Soho.
Hand coloured etching with text. Watermarked: John Wise 1804. Plate 178 x 115mm. 7 x 4½". Some offset.
Samuel Wyld Mitchell, a weaver by trade, was found guilty for the wilful murder of his only child, a nine year old girl. He was executed at about the age of 60 years on January 14th. 1805.
[Ref: 16235] £140.00