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John Russell,
ETON
Black Church Print Studio, Dublin, 17 - 31 January, 2015
Largescale backlit digital print (window), installation of prints & performance.

 
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Performance: John Russell, 'Judgement Now,' 16 January, 2015
Black Church Print Studio, Dublin.

 
 
 
 
 
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(Above)
The first is a copy of an invoice for the cost of the execution of Walter Moore in 1862, addressed to William Cleminson, at the County of Lancaster, Lancaster Castle, on 15 September 1862, it details as follows:
 
Purchasing and erecting scaffold for the execution of Walter Moore
3 men, 3 1/4 days each @ 4/8 per day — £2. 9s. 0d
Erecting scaffold during the night — £1. 1s. 0d
Grave and 4 carriers — 15s. 0d
Total cost — £4. 5s. 0d
 
The other document is the bill for the haircut of an Etonian schoolboy at T.G.H. Ferry
Haircutters, 135 High Street, affixed to an itemisation of the essential yearly expenses of an Eton student, both dated 1866. The bill for the haircut is handwritten on a printed bill, as follows:
Haircut — 6d.
Shampooing — 1s. 6d.
Pomade — 3s. 6d.
Total cost — 5s. 6d.
 
1 x haircut = 1/16th of an execution.

 
 
 
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