List of for llustrations for the author's Victorian Suicide: Mad Crimes and Sad Histories, which Princeton University Press published in 1988. It has been included in the Victorian Web with the kind permission of the author, who of course retains copyright.
Henry Wallis, Chatterton (1855-56). Tate Gallery, London.
"Self Destruction of a Female by Throwing Herself off the Monument" (1839). Guildhall Library, London.
"Particulars of the Coroner's Inquest Held on the Body of Magaret [sic] Moyes" (1839). Guildhall Library, London.
"Dreadful Suicide of a Young Women by Throwing Herself off the Monument" (1839). Guildhall Library, London.
The suicide of Robert Hawes, broadside woodcut (1839). Guildhall Library, London.
"Another Dreadful Suicide at the Monument, by a Young Woman" (1842). Guildhall Library, London.
"Just Published! Authentic Particulars of the Most Determined and Frightful Suicide . . ." (1839). Guildhall Library, London.
"Copy of Verses on the Melancholy Death of Margaret Moyes" (1839). Guildhall Library, London.
The attempted crucifixion of Matthew Lovat, frontispiece, Forbes Winslow's Anatomy of Suicide (1840).
John Everett Millais, Ophelia (1851-52). Tate Gallery, London.
Gustave Doré, The Bridge of Sighs. Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
George Frederic Watts, Found Drowned (ca. 1848-50). Reproduced by permission of the Trustees of the Watts Gallery, Compton.
Hablot K. Browne, The River, illustration for Charles Dickens's David Copperfield (1849-50).
Augustus Leopold Egg, Past and Present, no. 3., Despair (1858). Tate Gallery, London.
Paul de La Roche, The Christian Martyr (1855). Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware.
The Leap from the Window, illustration for G. W. M. Reynolds's Mysteries of the Courts of London, n. S. 2 (1849-5 6): 25.
George Cruikshank, The Drunkard's Children, "The Poor Girl Homeless, Friendless, Deserted, Destitute, and Gin-Mad Commits Self-Murder" (1848). Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Cover illustration for Charles Selby's London by Night, Dick's Standard Plays, no. 721 (1886).
Eliza's attempted suicide, illustration for Dion Boucicault's After Dark; A Tale of London Life (1868).
Last modified 12 May 2023