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Digital Media Bank ID: 27251
Original Filename: fa203325_d01_ab10.jpg
Description: Engraving by J Parez, 1831. Shows John Holloway and his lover, Anne Kennett, outside of the Hare and Hounds pub. They are on the way to Lover's Walk to dispose of Holloway's wife, Celia, who was murdered by her husband. The crime is popular know as Brighton's first trunk murder.
Categories: Timeline/ 1830s, Collections/ Fine Art, Timeline/ Georgian (1714 - 1837)  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Engraving
Title (of Artwork / Object): Holloway Passing the Hare and Hounds to the Copse in Lovers Walk
Creator (of Artwork / Object): J.Parez
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1831
Description (Object or Artwork): A depiction of John Hollaway passing the Hare and Hounds Public House with his wife's dismembered body in a trunk followed by Ann Kennett, who helped in trying to bury the remains of Holloway's wife in Lover's Walk. Kennett was tried as an accessory to the murder of Mrs. Holloway, the previous determination of her case having been prevented by her being confined with a child, the offspring of her guilty paramour; but after a long and patient inquiry, a verdict of Not Guilty was returned.
Subject tags:
Brighton & Hove
Other Keywords: murder, Celia Holloway

File info

Size: 42.61 KB; 240 x 175 pixels; 20 x 15 mm (print at 300 DPI); 64 x 46 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA203325