A night scene with Tom Nero apprehended in a church-yard before the murdered body of a pregnant maidservant

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A night scene with Tom Nero apprehended in a church-yard before the murdered body of a pregnant maidservant. Engraving by William Hogarth, 1751. The murdered maidservant was seduced into stealing her mistress's plate. There are gaping wounds across the neck, the wrist and fore finger. The knife as murder weapon is held before Nero. Created 1 February 1751. Contributors: William Hogarth (1697–1764). Work ID: pxjf8d34.

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