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The Walworth Tragedy.
1857 - "He Slew His Infants and His Mother, Monster in the Shape of Man" [Broadside]. [Murder]. [Bacon, Thomas Fuller (d.1855)]. The Walworth Tragedy. [London?: S.n., 1855]. 10" x 7-1/4" broadside. Two-column nine-stanza verse (with refrain), text separated by typographical border, large woodcut portrait of Bacon at head of left-hand column. Moderate toning and soiling, horizontal and vertical fold lines, a few minor stains, some edgewear and few small chips. * Bacon was charged and acquitted of the murder of his children, but convicted for the poisoning and subsequent murder of his mother, Ann, on May 15, 1855. The first verse reads: "Throughout the land what consternation, At present is both far and near, About the wretched Thomas Bacon, The murderer of his children dear, There was seldom such another, Villain base throughout the land, He slew his infants and his mother, Monster in the shape of man." No copies located on OCLC.
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