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This is the title page of the bookWest Port Murderswhich is said to be an true account of the Burke and Hare Murders, spefcifically the trial and execution of Burke. The site also has the remainer of the book for public view.

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This is an image of the brain of Charles J Guiteau who shot president Garfield in 1881. With this specimen, you can see a real life "guilty mind." Guiteau was hung in 1882 where his brain was saved. Experts of the time said that the lob-sidedness or…

The title page of a manuscript detailing how to repent in compliance with god. Written for those suffering from a heavy heart

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The definition of Phrenology as defined in the Webster's Academic Dictionary, circa 1895.

Plate 3 of a 6 part series depicting the downfall of a young girl Moll hoping to become a seamstress in London. However, she is tricked into prostitution and becomes a mistress for multiple men. This image represents Moll years after corruption and…

A man is awoken by hallucinations caused by guilt. He looks scared and worried about the visions he's getting during his sleep. Underneath the image is lettering that says "Stripes of conscience, or the midnight hour"

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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…

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Definition of soteriology
: theology dealing with salvation especially as effected by Jesus Christ

In the Bible, God reprimands Eve for eating the forbidden fruit. In the etching, Adam strikes and ambiguous pose which suggests either that is he who is speaking or he is helpless and shocked. Under the etching reads Latin lettering: "Deus omnium…

A contemporary print of the execution of William Burke.
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