A Negro hung alive by the Ribs to a Gallows

A Negro hung alive by the Ribs to a Gallows
plate 11 from Narrative, of a Five Years' Expedition, against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam by John Gabriel Stedman, first published by Joseph Johnson and J. Edwards, London, 1796
1792

Artist/s name
William BLAKE (engraver)
John Gabriel STEDMAN (draughtsman)


Medium
etching and engraving
Measurements
18.2 x 1.2 cm (image) 23.3 x 18.0 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné/s
Bentley 1977, 499.2; Essick 1991, XXXIII.2
Accession Number
P137-1990
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from admission funds, 1990
Gallery Location
NGV Kids Gallery
Ground Level, NGV International

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