The Reality Effect

Au bout d'une heure et demie, on frappa doucement à une petite porte qui était derrière elle.
Paul Delaroche (1797-1856). Cromwell and Charles I. 1831. Oil on canvas, 230 x 300 cm. Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nîmes.

The coffin remained exposed for seven days at Whitehall. Cromwell caused it to be opened, and, taking the head in his hands as though to assure himself that it was really seperated from the trunk, “It appeared sound,” he said, “and well made for a long life.”
- François Pierre Guillaume Guizot. A Popular History of England from the Earliest Times to the Accession of Queen Victoria. Vol. III. Trans. M.M. Ripley. 1878.

Paul Delaroche (1797-1856). Cromwell and Charles I. 1831. Oil on canvas, 230 x 300 cm. Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nîmes.

The coffin remained exposed for seven days at Whitehall. Cromwell caused it to be opened, and, taking the head in his hands as though to assure himself that it was really seperated from the trunk, “It appeared sound,” he said, “and well made for a long life.”

- François Pierre Guillaume Guizot. A Popular History of England from the Earliest Times to the Accession of Queen Victoria. Vol. III. Trans. M.M. Ripley. 1878.

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