Influenced from the mind of Max Brooks, ‘Bloody Butchery By Those Dead Upon The Living ’ is a fictional newspaper story influenced by Brook’s fictional collection of historical accounts of zombies. The story details the spread of the zombie outbreak as it reaches Boston from the island of St. Lucia in 1762. The Boston and County Gazette Journal (1719–1798) was a newspaper published in Boston, Massachusetts. It began publication on December 21, 1719 and appeared weekly, attempting to rival the Boston News-Letter, (1704 - 1776) the first successful newspaper in the Colonies. The image if an ofgraveconcern original illustration, newspapers did not include large engraved illustrations alongside the print with any regularity until later in the century, the first being the Illustrated London News, first printed in 1842.
Boston and Country Gazette Journal. Bloody Butchery 1762.
Recreation of titlepage with added historical elements. Printed on handmade paper resembling the look and feel of paper from the period the work was produced (8.5" x 11"), or textured watercolour paper (5"x7"). Printed with archival inks, and packaged in protective sheet and cardboard backing.
Small prints on antique style paper, mounted to actual antique salvaged wood, and hung with twine. 3.5" x 4.5"