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HO 45/18066; article from the Evening Standard

  HO 45/18066; article from the Evening Standard. This is a newspaper report of an anti-capital punishment demonstration outside Wandsworth prison, where Percy Brigstock was being hanged, in April 1935.

In Source 3, look for evidence of the tactics used by this early abolitionist campaign.

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  Put some of the evidence you have found from these sources in your Gallery Worksheet