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Picture No 10098071
Date 1892
Description Posada, Bruno Martinez executed by firing squad, Mexico
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The execution by firing squad of Jesus Bruno Martinez, a famous criminal. In 1892 he belonged to a gang called La Profesa -- they robbed a Mexico City jeweller, and Martinez injured the jeweller. He was sentenced to Belen prison and soon after was executed.
Source Engraving by Jose Guadalupe Posada in Posada, Printmaker to the Mexican People, Art Institute of Chicago, 1944 (Plate I)
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10098071 - The execution by firing squad of Jesus Bruno Martinez, a famous criminal. In 1892 he belonged to a gang called La Profesa -- they robbed a Mexico City jeweller, and Martinez injured the jeweller. He was sentenced to Belen prison and soon after was executed.

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