Students Rob a Grave for A Cadaver

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Students Rob a Grave for A Cadaver

Description

In the 19th century, there were a lot of grave-robber, or "resurrectionists" would go to graveyards and steal bodies. This was because there was a shortage of bodies and anatomists were desperate to get their hands on a subject for dissection.

Creator

Hablot Knight Browne

Source

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/in-need-cadavers-19th-century-medical-students-raided-baltimores-graves-180970629/

Publisher

SMITHSONIAN, Wikimedia Commons

Date

1887

Contributor

Elizabeth-Ann Turac

Format

illustrator

Language

English, Baltimore

Files

robbingagrave.jpg

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Citation

Hablot Knight Browne, “Students Rob a Grave for A Cadaver,” Enlightenmens, accessed December 4, 2022, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/831.

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