File PC1, Box 30, Folder 5 - Engravings from West Port Murders by Alan MacEwan : [1829]

Engraving of William Hare as he appeared in the witness box taken in Court : [1829] Engraving of the Execution of William Burke taken on the spot : [1829] Engraving of William Burke as he appeared at the Bar : [1829] Title page of West Port Murders; or an authentic account of the atrocious murders committed by Bu... Engraving from book West Port Murders, A laconic narrative : [1829] Engraving of Portrait of Daft Jamie : [1829] Poem of elegiac lines on the tragical murder of poor Daft Jamie Engraving of Authentic Confessions of William Burk : [1829] Engraving of portrait of Helen McDougal : [1829] Engraving of portrait of Margaret Laird or Hare and baby: [1829] Engraving of page of book West Port Murders, character statements : [1829] Engraving of Dr. Knox, the anatomist of the West Port Murders [1791-1862]

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Engravings from West Port Murders by Alan MacEwan : [1829]

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PC1, Box 30, Folder 5

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  • [1829] (Creation)

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12 engravings : ; 33 x 21 cm

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Part of the Kellogg Library Photograph Collection.

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File is 12 engravings taken from 1829 book titled "West Port Murders, or An Authentic Account of the Atrocious Murders Committed by Burke and His Associate".

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Embossed stamp of Alan MacEwan of 3618 Olive Street in the bottom right corner of each photograph's border.

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Donated by Alan MacEwan.


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  • English

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Public domain.

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