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Captain Ducie approaches the dead body of M. Platzoff. Process print after R. Taylor after M. L. Gow.

  • Gow, Mary Louisa, 1851-1929
Date
[1891]
Reference
38241i
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Description

M. Platzoff is the owner of a diamond which Captain Ducie has resolved to steal. Ducie fills Platzoff's pipe with a powerful drug (called "dashkil") with the intention of sending him to sleep, but instead the drug kills him

Publication/Creation

[London] : [R. Bentley], [1891]

Physical description

1 print : process print ; image 16.2 x 11.3 cm

Lettering

He staggered forward with a groan, and lifted the cold hand that would never grasp his again. M.L. Gow. R. Taylor.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38241i

Reproduction note

After a wood engraving by R. Taylor after M.L. Gow

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  • English


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