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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

etching and engraving
18.2 × 1.2 cm (image) 23.3 × 18.0 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bentley 1977, 499.2; Essick 1991, XXXIII.2
printed in ink l.r.: Blake Sculpt (t in superscript over . )
printed in ink l.l.-l.r.: A Negro hung alive by the Ribs to a Gallows.
Accession Number
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from admission funds, 1990
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
18th Century Decorative Arts & Paintings Gallery
Level 2, NGV International