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Portrait of Dr. Joseph Guillotin

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Identifier: 1984-026-0002

Title: Portrait of Dr. Joseph Guillotin

Description: Portrait of Dr. Joseph Guillotin by Robert Fulton. Guillotin was the brother-in-law of St. Louis' early doctor, Antoine Saugrain. Popularly associated with the "machine" that beheaded aristocrats in the French Revolution, Guillotin suggested it as more humane than other forms of execution.

Rights: UND

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Dates: ca. 1800

Type(s): Painting

Maker/Creator: Robert Fulton

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