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Admiral Digby Museum

Noose, Hangman's


Accession number: 1980.25.159
Date: 1875
Materials: Rope
Measurements: 35 cm L x 5.5 cm Diameterdiameter is measured across the widest section of the noose
Narrative: Section of noose used for the murder Robins
Description: double strand rope used to make a noose with four loops around the end.  This is believed to have been made from a 'souvenier' piece of the actual noose
History of Use: old written note reaads "Gun noose and mallet of the Murderer Robins - Hanger 1875 Digby." 

This noose goes with the mallet (1980.25.129)