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Murder of Edith Cavell

Contributor(s):
Bellows, George, 1882-1925
Publication:
[United States? : s.n., 191-?]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Nurses
History of Nursing
World War I
Prisoners
Homicide
Cavell, Edith, 1865-1915.
Genre(s):
Pictorial Works
Abstract:
Black and white print. Title, note, and artist's name at bottom of print in pencil. Visual image depicts the impending execution of Edith Cavell, an English nurse accused of harboring and aiding Allied soldiers in German-occupied Belgium during World War I. The scene is a dark and chaotic room or prison cell, with grates or bars covering the windows and door. A woman dressed in white stands on a flight of stairs. There are soldiers and a priest on the landing above her; at least one of the soldiers holds a rifle. There are soldiers at the bottom of the stairs and in the foreground as well. At least three soldiers lie on the floor, either asleep or dead. Others hold rifles, lanterns, or a sword. Two soldiers in the lower left foreground appear to fight.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 print : 52 x 68 cm.
"No. 37."
Technique:
lithograph, black and white
NLM Unique ID:
101450665 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A032144
Contributor(s):
Bellows, George, 1882-1925
Publication:
[United States? : s.n., 191-?]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Nurses
History of Nursing
World War I
Prisoners
Homicide
Cavell, Edith, 1865-1915.
Genre(s):
Pictorial Works
Abstract:
Black and white print. Title, note, and artist's name at bottom of print in pencil. Visual image depicts the impending execution of Edith Cavell, an English nurse accused of harboring and aiding Allied soldiers in German-occupied Belgium during World War I. The scene is a dark and chaotic room or prison cell, with grates or bars covering the windows and door. A woman dressed in white stands on a flight of stairs. There are soldiers and a priest on the landing above her; at least one of the soldiers holds a rifle. There are soldiers at the bottom of the stairs and in the foreground as well. At least three soldiers lie on the floor, either asleep or dead. Others hold rifles, lanterns, or a sword. Two soldiers in the lower left foreground appear to fight.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 print : 52 x 68 cm.
"No. 37."
Technique:
lithograph, black and white
NLM Unique ID:
101450665 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A032144