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1871,1209.4891

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  • A broadside on the percecution and punishment of sodomy in Amsterdam; with an engraving showing six scenes, the first an interior with male homosexuals socialising, on the R two men leaving hand in hand, in the L foreground an female allegorical figure re

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  • A broadside on the percecution and punishment of sodomy in Amsterdam; with an engraving showing six scenes, the first an interior with male homosexuals socialising, on the R two men leaving hand in hand, in the L foreground an female allegorical figure re

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  • A broadside on the percecution and punishment of sodomy in Amsterdam; with an engraving showing six scenes, the first an interior with male homosexuals socialising, on the R two men leaving hand in hand, in the L foreground an female allegorical figure representing Sin; the second image showing two men walking in the street, women and children withdrawing, in the foreground a female allegorical figure of Sorrow; the third showing the arrest of the two men, in the R foreground a female allegorical figure of Fear; the fourth image showing the two men imprisoned, on the L a female allegorical figure of Suffering; the fifth image showing the burning and hanging of male homosexuals, in the front the figure of Death holding an image with a boat, the sixth image showing a scaffold in front of Amsterdam's City Hall, with men being garrotted and drowned in barrels of water, on the R the allegorical represention of the Last Judgement; with engraved title, and on a separate sheet, with letterpress verses by Gijsbert Tijsens, wanting the names and address of the publishers. ([Amsterdam, Bos and Bouman: 1730])

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