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        The Electric Chair in the 1890s

        Poyet, Louis (1846-1913); French. Medium: engraving. Date: 19th Century. First practical electric chair invented by Harold P. Brown hired by Thomas Edison; first person to be electrocuted was William Kemmler in 1890; Provenance: Private Collection / Peter Newark American Pictures. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.

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