Condemned Criminals receiving the Sacrament.
Newgate 1828. W.T.
Etching, very rare. Platemark: 150 x 95mm. (6 x 3¾"). Slight vertical crease. Laid on India paper. Collector's blind stamp in margin.
Etching of the interior of Newgate Prison, with Reverend Cotton giving sacrament at table on the left, criminals kneeling around the table and receiving the sacrament, windows on the left wall. Various other figures can be seen looking on at the prisoners. Inscribed as being 'Etch'd by a Prisoner'.
[Ref: 28490] £180.00