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Grisly relics of the dead : where some gruesome memorials are to be found.

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[1899?]

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Article detailing stories about relics and human remains such as 'The trial of Corder' book (bound in Corder's skin), Roger Downe's skull (removal caused violent thunderstorms), the Biddenden biscuits (or cakes) commemorating the 12th century Biddenden conjoined twins and the Capuchino monks' remains in catacombs in Rome and Palermo.

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : Penny pictorial magazine, [1899?]

Physical description

pages 34-36 : illustrations ; 25 cm

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  • English



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