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Life, Trial Confession and Execution of H. Horler for the Murder of his Wife

EXECUTION BROADSIDE  (1853])

£300.00 

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

Broadside (490 x 380mm). Original sheet trimmed and laid down on recent archival paper, small areas of loss to the extremities, not interfering with the text. Small number '39' written in red pencil far right hand corner. With woodcut border and illustration. 

Badborough, London, n.d [added in a contemporary hand January 10th

Execution Broadside of Henry Horler, for the murder of his wife Ann Horler, on 17th November 1852, at Bishopsgate. 

Ann Horler's mother, Ann Rogers, had come to take Mrs Horler away the night before this murder was discovered as she had heard that her daughter had been abused by the condemned. Henry Horler insisted his wife would not go with Mrs Rogers that night, but that she should return in the morning for her. The next morning Ann Horler was found dead. 

One found at the Tisch Library, Massachusetts, (printed by Charles Paul). 

British Library Newspapers. The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 13th December 1852, online. 

Stock Code: 227425