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        Houses on Surgeons' Square, Edinburgh, engraved by Thomas Barber, 1829

        Shepherd, Thomas Hosmer (1792-1864) (after). English. Medium: engraving. Date: 1829. Possibly the building used by Dr. Robert Knox (1791-1862) for his anatomy classes; he bought bodies from Burke and Hare, the notorious grave-robbers and murderers; buildings were demolished to make way for the New Surgical Hospital; Thomas Barber (1768-1843); engraving comes from the part work 'Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or, Edinburgh in the nineteenth century' published between 1829-31; Provenance: Private Collection.

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