A Popular Hero
Although he had been convicted of murder, John Lee was a popular hero when he was released from prison and people were eager to meet him and shake hands with 'The Man They Could Not Hang.'
Lee cashed in on his notoriety by selling signed photographs of himself.
Written by Mike Holgate
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|Written by||Mike Holgate|
|Organisation||Torbay Library Services|
|Format||greyscale photograph (of a printed image); 170 mm x 132|
|Source||Torbay Library Services|
|Publisher||Torbay Library Services|
|Rights||Torbay Library Services|
|Keywords||portrait victorian lee|