“A court scene. The judge, Bayley (right), addresses the apprehensive prisoner at the bar, Wellington (left): ‘”If a party, wilfully & intentionally does an act likely in its results to produce death, & death actually ensues, the act so done by him is done with what the Law calls “malice afore thought” & the party is guilty of murder!”‘ The jury, in a raised box, Counsel seated in the well of the court, and a shorthand-writer standing on the extreme left, stare at judge or prisoner. The heads of spectators fill the space under the jury-box.”–British Museum online catalogue.
- Printmaker: Doyle, John, 1797-1868, printmaker.
- Title: A hint to duellists [graphic] / HB [monogram].
- Publication: [London] : Pubd. by Thomas McLean, 26 Haymarket, April 13th, 1830.
Acquired June 2020