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An old smuggler (Mr Moffit) is shot dead by a naval inspector with a pistol, who finds rolls of tobacco in the dead man's pockets; other people attend the scene. Engraving by W. Greatbach, 1833, after F. Pickering.

  • Pickering, F. 1810-1889.
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1833
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29600i
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Credit: An old smuggler (Mr Moffit) is shot dead by a naval inspector with a pistol, who finds rolls of tobacco in the dead man's pockets; other people attend the scene. Engraving by W. Greatbach, 1833, after F. Pickering. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark

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An episode in 'The smuggler' by John Banim, 1833.

Publication/Creation

London : Richard Bentley, 1833.

Physical description

1 print : engraving ; image 9.3 x 7.2 cm

Lettering

The smuggler. I unconsciously echoed his ejaculations, and he looked up into my face, with a conscience stricken expression of eye, still kneeling over the dead body. The carpenter's voice sounded at our backs. F. Pickering pinxt. W. Greatbatch sculpt.

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Wellcome Library no. 29600i

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