Captain Kidd hanging in chains

Title

Captain Kidd hanging in chains

Description

Kidd was tried at the Old Bailey, London, in May 1701. He was found guilty of murder and piracy and was hanged at Execution Dock. Kidd's body was then suspended on a gibbet at Tilbury Point on the lower reaches of the Thames.

Creator

Unknown

Rights

This media file is in the public domain in the United States. This applies to U.S. works where the copyright has expired, often because its first publication occurred prior to January 1, 1923.

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Hanging_of_William_Kidd in chains.jpg

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Citation

Unknown, “Captain Kidd hanging in chains,” Execution Ballads, accessed June 23, 2024, https://omeka.cloud.unimelb.edu.au/execution-ballads/items/show/1116.

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