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A garrotted man in a dungeon next to a burning candle. Etching by F. de Goya y Lucientes.
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A garrotted man in a dungeon next to a burning candle. Etching by F. de Goya y Lucientes.
Work Type
Etchings.
Material
etching ;
Measurements
sheet 19.4 x 15 cm
Description
1 print :
Garrotting is a method of execution in which the victim is fastened by an iron collar to an upright post, and a knob operated by a screw or lever dislocates the spinal column, or a small blade severs the spinal cord at the base of the brain. Originally garrotting was a method of strangulating by a cord twisted with a stick
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Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
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V0041745.jpg
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