THE ANATOMY ACT 1832

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SLIDE: WAX ANANTOMICAL VENUS. WELLCOME IMAGES L0058207

 

SLIDE 1:  MURDER ACT

IMAGE: FOUR STAGES OF CRUELTY. PLATE IV THE REWARD OF CRUELTY. BY WILLIAM HOGARTH. IMAGE COURTESY OF WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

BACKGROUND: IBID.,

 

SLIDE 2: HALF HUNG MACDONALD

IMAGE:  Figure 17 - Shews the method of amputationg the great toe with mallet and chistel, used by Roonhuyse. Signature in corner of Tabula XXXIII : R. Parr. 1743-1745  From: A medicinal dictionary  By: James, Robert. Wellcome Images L0009863

 

SLIDE 3: HALF HUNG MACDONALD

IMAGE: A man thought to be dead arising from a table in a laboratory and frightening the proprietor. Drawing. 18th century. Wellcome images V0010453

 

SLIDE 4: PUNISHMENT IN PUBLIC

IMAGE: Earl Ferrers lying in his coffin at the Surgeons' Hall. Wellcome IMAGES L0040865

BACKGROUND: Ibid.,

 

SLIDE 5: EXTENDING THE PUNISHMENT

IMAGE:  William Wilberforce. 1794. Source bridgman art gallery. image courtesy of Wikimedia commons.

 

SLIDE 6: BURKERS & BODYSNATCHERS

IMAGE: Two men placing the shrouded corpse which they have just disinterred into a sack while Death, as a nightwatchman holding a lantern, grabs one of the grave-robbers from behind. Coloured drawing by T. Rowlandson, 1775. Wellcome Images V0010467

 

SLIDE 7: DISSECTING A BODYSNATCHER

 

IMAGE: Burke and Hare suffocating Mrs Docherty for sale to Dr. Knox; satirizing Wellington and Peel extinguishing the Constitution for Catholic Emancipation.Wellcome images L0019663

 

SLIDE 8: THE MONSTER & THE MOB

IMAGE: Execution of William Burke who murdered the poor, lost and lame of Edinburgh and then supplied their bodies to anatomists for dissection. Wellcome Images L0001668

 

SLIDE 9: ANATOMY ACT 1832

BACKGROUND: WAX ANANTOMICAL VENUS. WELLCOME IMAGES L0058207

 

SLIDE 10: CONTINUING BODY SHORTAGES

 

IMAGE: A Mortsafe in greyfriars kirkyard, edinburgh, 2009. Image Author Kim Traynor. Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

 

SLIDE 11: A VERY MODERN SCANDAL

 

IMAGE: Alder Hey Hospital. 2005. Image Author Sue Adair. Image COURTESY OF WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.