Posts tagged
‘execution’

Monsieur de Paris’s Orchid Buttonhole

Monsieur de Paris’s Orchid Buttonhole A profile of the next-to-last public execution of France, Louis Deibler.

Encore: Bring me the Head of Charles Julius Guiteau

When Charles Julius Guiteau was hung for the assassination of President James A. Garfield, it was just the beginning of a macabre, post-mortem career for his head–or rather his deboned face embalmed and preserved in a vat of alcohol….

Bring Me the Head of Charles Julius Guiteau

Bring Me the Head of Charles Julius Guiteau When Charles Julius Guiteau was hung for the assassination of President James A. Garfield, it was just the beginning of a macabre, post-mortem career for his head–or rather his deboned face embalmed and preserved in a vat of alcohol….