Massacre of the Prisoners

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Title

Massacre of the Prisoners

Description

Yet another image from the newspaper R*volutions de Paris shows crowds massacring refractory clergy and prisoners. These panels reveal similar occurrences at the police prisons of the Chatelet and the Bic*tre, where altogether an estimated 800 were killed in the first week of September.

Creator

None Identified

Source

Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Date

1792

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/d/102/|<span>Michel Hennin. <em>Estampes relatives à l'Histoire de France</em>. Tome 128, Pièces 11231-11307, période : 1792</span>

Format

JPEG

Language

French

Identifier

102

Original Format

Etching

Physical Dimensions

10 x 15.5 cm

Title (English)

Massacre of the Prisoners

Title (French)

Châtelet ; Bicêtre. Massacre des prisonniers

Caption

Massacre des prisonniers de la Prison du Châtelet et de la Maison de Bicétre le deux et trois Septembre et jours suivantes au nombre d'environ huit cents

Citation

None Identified, “Massacre of the Prisoners,” LIBERTY, EQUALITY, FRATERNITY: EXPLORING THE FRENCH REVOUTION, accessed February 22, 2024, https://revolution.chnm.org/d/102.