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Yorick walks with Maria toward the town of Moulines.

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Yorick flirts with the shopkeeper despite her being married.

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Yorick asks a young woman in Paris for direction but must return and ask again after forgetting.

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Depiction from Samuel Morton's 19th century phrenological study of North and South American aboriginals

Franz Joseph Gall examining the head of a pretty young girl, while three gentlemen wait inline. Depicts the idea of different minds and how the mind has different parts to it that make each individual unique.

"Painted plaster model of the head of an adult male, brain exposed on the right side. Possibly based on a plaster cast of the head and neck of a deceased person."-Harvard University

"A large drum microscope with two rack and pinion sets, one for coarse focus and one for varying tube length. The latter must be the "Grossissement variable." The lead-filled base has a square opening for illuminating the flat/concave substage mirror…

From Wellcome Library: " A patient sits in a restraint chair at the West Riding Lunatic Asylum in Wakefield, England in 1869."

A contemporary print of the execution of William Burke.

From Britannica, "Jack the Ripper, pseudonymous murderer of at least five women, all prostitutes, in or near the Whitechapel district of London’s East End, between August and November 1888. The case is one of the most famous unsolved mysteries of…
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