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Dimensions4525 x 3364
Original file size6.6 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken13-Dec-15 17:01
Date modified17-Dec-15 23:37
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D7100
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure0.6s at f/3.5
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
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THE HANGMANS NOOSE

THE HANGMANS NOOSE

This is the hangmans noose in Crumlin Road Gaol. The last execution carried out there was of Robert Andrew McGladdery.
He was convicted of the murder of Pearl Gamble, aged 19, whom he had battered, strangled and stabbed to death on 28 January 1961. It transpired the murderer and victim were distant cousins.
The murder investigations led to McGladdery & at his trial in Downpatrick, McGladdery pleaded his innocence but was found guilty and sentenced to death on 16 October 1961. The evening before his execution he allegedly made a full confession to the murder and was was hanged, aged 26, at the jail on 20 December 1961.