Silent Sundays: Resurrectionists (1847)

Hablot Knight Browne, Resurrectionists employed by anatomists to exhume the recently dead, 1847

1847 illustration by Hablot Knight Browne of resurrectionists John Holmes and Peter Williams unearthing cadavers, from The Chronicles of Crime; Being A Series of Memoirs and Anecdotes of Notorious Characters Who Have Outraged the Laws of Great Britain from the Earliest Period to 1841, Comprising Coiners, Extorioners, Forgers, Fradulent Bankrupts, Footpads, Highwaymen, Pirates, Pickpockets, Rioters, Sharpers, Traitors, etc., etc., published 1887.

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