Guillotine blade

Made:
1790-1794
maker:
Unknown

Guillotine blade, one of two, unsigned, French, 1790-1794. Used at the execution of Jean-Baptiste Carrier in 1794.

Details

Category:
Wellcome (general)
Object Number:
A79526/1
Materials:
incomplete, steel
Measurements:
overall each blade (length across frame): 290 mm
overall each blade (diagonal length): 640 mm
overall each blade (weight): 8 kg
type:
guillotine
credit:
Legrange, V.

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