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Burke the Murderer!! Drawn from life in the Lock-up-House on the day before his execution by his own consent.png
William Burke is depicted in his prison cell shacked to the floor by heavy iron chains . He is wearing a frock coat, cravat and trousers. He is standing with his hands clasped. The printed title is Burke, the Murderer!!, below this in italics 'Drawn…

execution .jpg
A drawing of a women witnessing a public execution after the Murder Act of Great Britain was passed

Cadaver .jpg
Painting of surgery on an executed body after the Great Britain murder act was passed.

A contemporary print of the execution of William Burke.
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