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The death-watch - the execution postponed

Author:
Opper, Frederick Burr, 1857-1937
Date:
1883-11-14
Description:
A woman labeled "Republican Party" is held in the "Condemned Cell" of a jail labeled "To Be Executed Nov. 6th 1883," with Charles A. Dana labeled "Jailor" and Henry Watterson labeled "Turnkey." Watterson looks dismayed and Dana appears shocked when Puck, as a "Messenger Boy," arrives with a newspaper that states "Reprieve - Nov. 6th - By Order of the People."
Subject:
Presidents--Elections, Jails, Newspapers, Executions and executioners, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ), Watterson, Henry, 1840-1921, Dana, Charles A. (Charles Anderson), 1819-1897
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o287843
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