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[Here are some more details about the image](https://rarehistoricalphotos.com/last-public-execution-guillotine-1939/)
Apparently “Rather then react with solemn observance, the crowd behaved rowdily, using handkerchiefs to dab up Weidmann’s blood as souvenirs.”
This led to the banning of all public executions in France.
That’s so bizarre…