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Jailer and Convict by Franz Feyerabend 1790

Posted by on July 16, 2015

siftingthepast_Jailer and Manure sweeper - Collection Gugelmann _Franz Feyerabend(1755-1800)Franz Feyerabend (1755-1800) from the Swiss National Library, Prints and Drawings Department

Detail: Gentleman, walking stick, shoes, man’s coat, neck stock, tricorn hat, broom, hair, ladies shoes, jailer, convict

4 Responses to Jailer and Convict by Franz Feyerabend 1790

  1. Parker Brown-Nesbit

    What is that thing coming off the back of her neck?

  2. margaret

    Wouldn’t that be an iron manacle indicating she is a prisoner?

  3. Jim Ellsworth

    The ‘detail’ commentary on the pictures contents confirms it is a neck stock.

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