Sir Benjamin Stone, 'Shot Marks of a Military Execution

Sir Benjamin Stone, 'Shot Marks of a Military Execution

Sir Benjamin Stone
'Shot Marks of a Military Execution, on North Wall of Trinity Church. Stratford-on-Avon 1900'
Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England
1900
Platinum print
Museum no. E.618-2001

Trinity Church is where Shakespeare was baptised and buried. We don't know if these shot marks really were the result of a military execution, but with the man positioned as he is, they make for an intriguing and disturbing image.