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Policemen entering the study of a medical student in search of thieves shoot at a pair of skeletons by mistake Etching by T. Onwhyn, 1844.

Onwhyn, Thomas, approximately 1820-1886.
Date
[1844]
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29541i
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An episode in Sylvester Sound the somnambulist, by Henry Cockton. The skeletons have been acquired for anatomical study by Tom Delolme, who is a medical student and the son of a doctor. Policemen entering his study in search of thieves shoot at the skeletons by mistake and destroy one of them

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[London] : [W.M. Clark], [1844]

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1 print : etching ; image 11.5 x 10.2 cm

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The entrée of the police. Onwhyn del.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 29541i

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