the historical context



'Blind-man's buff' - Punch Magazine September 1888

Source: Wikipedia





Fatal Facility; or, Poisons for the Asking.

Child. 'Please, Mister, will you be so good as to fill this bottle again with lodnum, and let mother have another pound and a half of arsenic for the rats (!)' Duly Qualified Chemist. 'Certainly, Ma'am. Is there any other article?'.

Punch Magazine 8th September 1849 (John Leech)


Skull lichen (usnea)



The anatomy room - by Michael Marcynuk

(follow this link to see his illustrations and animations, including the story of Burke and Hare)


Dissection class 1890 (the mouth and the knife)

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