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Title
A wolf in the fold, or a fair trial of Laura [D. Fair]
Creator
Kock & Harnett (active 187-), American, printer
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1871]
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
Rights Information
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Description
Scathing account of Laura D. Fair murder trial verdict and jurors told in pictures and short limericks. Central image of Fair in bedroom dressed in undergarments surrounded by portrait vignettes of the jurors (most depicted as animals); courtroom scene above, shooting scene and Fair in jail below. Each scene is accompanied by deprecatory limerick.
Printed title (LC, within image). Printed (LR): Print by Kock & Harnett, S[an] F[rancisco].
Type
image
Format
Print on paper mounted on board: lithograph 50 x 38.5 cm., folded to 38.5 x 25 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf4j49p3bm
BANC PIC 1963.002:0874--B
Subject
Animals
Criminals
Manners & customs
Women

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