A woman stands on a scaffold, behind a chopping block on which an axe is resting. There are brick walls in the background. The top of helmets and pikes are visible in the foreground. The woman is a cut out photograph.


  • Title: [Woman About to Be Beheaded] (Front)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1890s
  • Location Created: England
  • Physical Dimensions: Page: 30.6 × 37.5 cm (12 1/16 × 14 3/4 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Matte collodion print with black ink and wash
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XA.1252.16
  • Culture: British
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown maker, British
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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