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'The Lecturer' giving an anatomy lesson with a pig's carcase, No. 2, Noxiana series of satires

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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…

An account of the life of Eugene Aram who was found the jury to have murdered Daniel Clark, and was executed for the crime. This is an account of his life of as a schoolmaster and of the trial where he disputed the evidence against him.


18th century black and white 'sketch' of a murderer in their prison clothing.

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This image was created by Chris Ryann at the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification in Dundee. It's based on his skull as well as descriptions in court papers.

From National Galleries Scotland, About this artwork
The leading teacher of anatomy in the 1820s, Dr Knox is best known today for his implication in the murders carried out by Burke and Hare, the most notorious in Scottish history. They had sold the…

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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…

From the National Maritime Museum - Double barrelled shotgun owned by the Sultan of Witu in case (see AAA2541.1). There is a more detailed description of this shotgun contained within the "Notebook" field within the "Mail" icon.
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