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  • Tags: 20th century

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This article is about the "murder" dolls that were discovered ten years after Burke and Hare's murders happened. Given that there are 17 of them, it is believed that the dolls might represent the 17 bodies.

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From Joseph Smith to his wife, written while he was awaiting trial in Missouri, expresses his concern for his family.
-Yale Libraries

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A man is killed in a duel with a skeleton dragging him down. His second the doctor rush to him while the winner and his second look on.

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Painting of a jail in Edinburgh

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From the British Library, Samuel Taylor Coleridge often linked poetry to dreams, and maintained that the imagination was equally active in both. His dreams were at times fuelled by his use of opium. After initially using the drug as a medical…

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From the British Library, Samuel Taylor Coleridge often linked poetry to dreams, and maintained that the imagination was equally active in both. His dreams were at times fuelled by his use of opium. After initially using the drug as a medical…

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From the Yale Library of Medicine, this drawing depicts a traumatic brain injury operation on cerebral cortex

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From Yale library of medicine, this drawing depicts the approach to the trigeminal ganglion for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia – bony removal
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