The Thief - painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa
Postcard image after a painting by Antonio Maria Fabres y Costa 'La Ladrona' ("The Thief") in the los Tiros art gallery in Granada, Spain. Painted in about 1900, showing a female criminal standing in the street, shackled to the wall by her neck and wrists - displayed as a warning to others. Date: circa 1900
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
CYNTHIA ANN PARKER (1827-1865). American frontierswoman and Native American Cherokee captive
CYNTHIA ANN PARKER
(1827-1865). American frontierswoman and Native American Cherokee captive, mother of Comanche chief Quanah Parker, pictured here with her infant daughter, Topasannah. Photographed in 1861, shortly after she was returned to her family after her nearly 25-year captivity by a Comanche tribe.
Guiltcross Union Workhouse, Kenninghall, Norfolk
The Guiltcross Union Workhouse, designed by William Thorold, was erected in 1836-7 at Kenninghall, Norfolk. After its closure in 1902 the site was acquired by the Rev Harold Burden and reopened in 1904 as the Eastern Counties or East Harling Inebriates Reformatory for treating alcoholics. The site housed German prisoners during the First World War.
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