Original Broadside: MASSACRE OF THE FRENCH KING! View of La Guillotine; or the Modern Beheading Machine, at Paris. By which the unfortunate Louis XVI. (late King of France) suffered on the Scaffold, January 21st, 1793. Overall 19 x 14 inches, in very good clean condition, one closed tear at foot, folds. London: Printed at the Minerva Office for William Lane . There are two states of this dramatic depiction of Louis XVI beheaded by the Guillotine. The other has a similar text, but the Guillotine is shown at some distance, guarded by soldiers. The text describes the sentencing and the last moments of the King. The broadside was priced at Three Pence, or “sold Wholesale at One Guinea per Hundred”.