Primary Source

Nine Emigrants Go to the Guillotine

Engraving of nine "traitors" executed by guillotine

Annotation

In a woodcut that appeared in Révolutions de Paris, the guillotine is used before a crowd of soldiers and patriotic onlookers, to execute nine "émigrés" who had tried to fell France and thus demonstrated themselves to be traitors.

Translation

Title in French
Neuf émigrés à la guillotine

Caption in French
Neuf émigrés ayant été pris les armes à la main furent amenés à Paris, jugés par un conseil de guerre et exécutés sur la place de Grêve, le plus âgé n'avait pas 30 ans

How to Cite This Source

"Nine Emigrants Go to the Guillotine," in World History Commons, https://worldhistorycommons.org/nine-emigrants-go-guillotine [accessed August 13, 2022]