The Theatres of Cruelty - Photo Gallery
Further pictures on The Theatres of Cruelty.
Back of reliquary containing the right eye of Blessed Edward Oldcorne
By permission of the British Jesuit Province.
The execution of the conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot, in St Paul's Churchyard
Etching 1606, by Dutch artist Claes Jansz Visscher. Copyright: Trustees of British Museum.
A study for the print (see previous slide). The men are being dragged along behind horses into a square
Copyright: Trustees of British Museum.
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19/20 A human eyeball in a silver setting gives a striking insight into the theatre of cruelty.
First broadcast: 10 May 2012