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Collage of Women Graduates of 1913

Item is a collage of the 1913 women graduates of Dalhousie University. The collage consists of photographs of Louise Clayton, Gladys Sidley, and other students arranged in a circle around a large emblem made up of the letter "D" and the number 13.

Gauvin & Gentzel

Engraving from book West Port Murders, A laconic narrative : [1829]

File is an engraving from book West Port Murders. Inscription reads: A laconic narrative of the Life & Death of James Wilson known by the name of Daft Jamie. In which are interspersed, several anecdotes relative to him and his old friend Boby Awl, an idiot who strolled about Edinburgh for many years. He's to be pitied, that's such a silly elf, who cannot speak nor wrestle for himself. Jamie was such a simpleton, he'd not fight with a boy; nor did he ever curse or swear, at those who'd him annoy. Published by W. Smith, Bristo Port, Edina. Price Thrip Pence. 1829. Reprinted (1881) by A. & G. Brown, 15 Bristo Place and the Mound, Edinburgh.

Engraving of Authentic Confessions of William Burk : [1829]

File is an engraving from book West Port Murders published in 1829. Text reads: AUTHENTIC CONFESSIONS OF WILLIAM BURK, Who was Executed at Edinburgh, on 28th January 1829, for Murder, emited before the Sheriff-Substitute of Edinburgh, the Rev. Mr. Reid, Catholic Priest, and others, in the Jail, on 3rd and 22d January. EDINBURGH: Printed and Sold by R. Menzies, Lawnmarket. 1829. Price Twopence.

Engraving of Portrait of Daft Jamie : [1829]

File is an engraving from book West Port Murders. Inscription reads: Portrait of Daft Jamie. See the impudence of that little boy, challenging Jamie to fight with him ; had Jamie possessed the spink o' a louse, he would have taken him and drawn his neck, as a poultry man draws a hen's; but what else can be expected from such pigmy delinquents, when so much encouragement is given to vice.

Engraving of page of book West Port Murders, character statements : [1829]

File is an engraving from book West Port Murders published in 1829. Text reads:
West Port Murders.
Characters
Of
BURK, HARE, AND, Dr. KNOX.
[From the Noctes Ambrosiance of Blackwood's Magazine for March 1829.]
BEING PART OF A CONVERSATION BETWEEN NORTH, TICKLER, AND THE ETTRICK SHEPHERD.

Shepherd. - Did you ever see sic a preparation o' a skeleton o' a turkey? We maun send it to the College Museum, to staun in a glass case aside Burk's.
North. - What did you think, James, of the proceedings of these two Irish gentlemen?
Shepherd. - That the were too monotonous too impress the imagination. First ae drunk auld wife, and then anither drunk auld wife - and then a third drunk auld wife - and then a drunk auld or sick man or twa. The confession got unco monotonous - the Lights and Shadows o' Scottish Death want relief - though, to be sure, poor Peggy paterson, that Unfortunate, broke in a little on the uniformity ; and sae did Daft Jamie ; for whilk last murder, without ony impiety, ane may venture to say, the Devil is at this moment ruggin' that Burk out o' hell fire wi' a three-prong'd fork, and then in wi' him again, through the ribs - and then stirring up the coals wi' that eternal poker - and then wi' the great bellows blawin' up the furnace, till like an Etna, or Mount Vesuvius, it vomits the murderer out again far ower into the very middle o' the floor o' the infernal regions.
R. Menzies, Printer, Edinburgh.

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