This item depicts various scenes of the story of Mary Blandy of Henley-on-Thames 'taking her trial for most cruelly poisning her father'. Mary Blandy was hanged for her crime.
For further details of the case see:
The Tryal of Mary Blandy for the Murder of her Father at the Assizes Held at Oxford (1752)
and A Genuine Account of Mary Blandy.
This document was donated by the Oxfordshire County Council Museums Resource Centre as accession number 5375. Catalogued by Ruth Imeson in April 2005.