Thursday, June 25, 2015

1906 - Stanford White, Architect, shot dead

99 years ago Stanford White was shot dead  atop Madison Square Garden ( which he designed) by Harry Thaw, the jealous husband of Evelyn Nesbit.
Newspaper article detailing Stanford White's death

Links about the case above.

The first trial of Harry Thaw ended in a mistrial. The second trial ended with Thaw being found insane.
A courtroom drawing from the 1907 trial below.

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