The Daily Gazetteer. The Amazing tale of half hanged Hardy. 1736 – 1737.
On September 4th 1736 in Bristol, England At 12 o’clock, one John Harding was executed by hanging. To the surprise of all gathered to witness the execution he was found alive when being cut down from the hanging tree and placed in his coffin. After facing the threat of the gallows again he was eventually transported for 14 years, now named ‘half hanged Hardy’. The Daily Gazetteer was an English newspaper which was published from June 30, 1735-1746. The paper was printed for T. Cooper, at the Globe in Pater-Noster Row, London by W. Arnall. The text is historically accurate; however the image accompanying the text was not an original part of the newspaper, as pictorial newspapers were not available until the latter half of the 19th century.

 

The Daily Gazetteer. The Amazing tale of half hanged Hardy. 1736 – 1737.

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  • Recreation of titlepage with added historical elements. Printed on paper resembling the look and feel of paper from the period the work was produced. Size 8.5" x 11". Printed with archival inks, and packaged in protective sheet.