French physician who invented the beheading machine which was employed during the French Revolution.
Document Signed, Guillotin President, as President of the Committee of Health, full page, legal folio, Paris, November 23, 1790. Concerning a request that Dr. le Doyene be given an assistant. Fine condition.
Matted in tan and maroon, with a bust-length engraving of Joseph-Ignace Guillotin. Framed in antiqued gilt, framed dimensions are 20 inches wide by 20 inches high.
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