Browse Items (25 total)

  • Tags: 1800s

Female convicts working fire pumps.jpg
Convicted women are working the fire pumps. The lettering suggests the women pumping the fire pumps are some of the strongest inmates. There is some speculation that these women are in prison for infanticide.

A set of drawings of the internal anatomy of a human leg.

Tags: ,

An anatomical drawing of the bones, muscles and tendons of the hand and wrist made using a studied cadaver.

Tags: ,

On October 18, 1834, the old Palace of Westminister was accidentally set ablaze by the burning of a stockpile of tally sticks (wood) in a stove designed for coal. The fire happened to be rather fortuitous as the palace had been in dire need of…

Robbers are being hung for the crimes in a public hall.

Screen Shot 2020-03-12 at 5.35.20 PM.png
This image was created by Chris Ryann at the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification in Dundee. It's based on his skull as well as descriptions in court papers.

Phrenology image 1.jpg
This object is a modern facial goniometer that measures the skull. Skull mesuresments were used to assume certain chacteristics based on the principles of phrenology. This object is accompied by a worksheet intended for 8th or 9th grade students to…

This is a painting of 6 views of the Parc Monceau in Paris

Tags: , ,

The painting shows a young and beautiful woman in front of a mirror with two extinguished candle. She is looking at the viewer with her emotional eyes. She looks like she is still getting ready and there are two pillows and a sofa behind her. There…

franz liszt.jpg
A picture of Franz Liszt playing the Piano
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2