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In this video, the life of William Burke is represented as images from when he was a toddler to after his death. These images are positioned around a brain because it provides a visual representation of the humanity and logic of William Burke.…

Here is a drawing of a man presented with a question of where a girl has gone. A girl he has murdered.

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A rendition of the bone and muscle groups of the forearm and hand of a human.

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Forgotten portrait sketch of a well-to-do England boy by William Westall, showing the boy's unusually long hair

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This painting depicts a man mistaking a woman for a prostitute. Fantomina was intrigued by the prostitutes in the theater and chooses to explore that curiosity by pretending to be one when she returns the following day. This brings up the idea of…

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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Joseph M.W. Turner was present in London for the burning of Parliament and certainly sought to make use of it. As the fire raged, Turner studied the blaze from two different vantage points (including from a boat) sketches the scene from multiple…

Terrific description from The Cleveland Museum of Art (seriously amazing website; see source):"Fire consumed London’s famous Houses of Parliament on the night of October 16, 1834, and people gathered along the banks of the river Thames to gaze in awe…
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