first_imgAn execution rope, straitjacket and cat o’ nine tails are among the exhibits at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham, the opening of which was formally announced last week. The pamphlet is a Victorian biography of William Marwood, originator of the ‘long drop’ method of hanging. Other exhibits in the former courthouse and gaol include Oscar Wilde’s cell door and the dock from Bow Street Magistrates’ Court.See www.nationaljusticemuseum.org.uklast_img

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