A stereo view of the beheading block on display in the Armoury. The block was made for the execution of Lord Lovat in 1746 for his part in the Jacobite Rebellion. The mask is a scold's bridle originally thought to be an executioner's mask.

Date:
1870 - 1900
Location:
Tower of London, Tower Hill, Tower Hamlets, Greater London Authority
Reference:
CC97/01465
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Content

This is part of the Collection: YOR01 York and Son Collection

Rights

Source: Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Curator: Birks, David

Photographer: York And Son

Keywords

Medieval Castle, Crime And Punishment