03 July 2015

Dissecting & Anatomising Moreton Bay Convicts

This story can be read at 'A Scaffold High'

William Hogarth's 'The Reward of Cruelty' (1751) showing a fanciful version of the dissection of a hanged criminal. (Wellcome Images)
William Hogarth's 'The Reward of Cruelty' (1751) showing a fanciful version
of the dissection of a hanged criminal. (Wellcome Images)


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  1. Skeletal remains of Indigenous people were also well sought after for surgeons and research. They were removed from burial sites, resting places, massacre sites and hospitals.

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