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Body Snatchers, the Cemetery Entrepreneurs of the 18th and 19th Centuries

September 18, 2019 - General
Anatomy lesson of Dr. Willem van der Meer by Michiel Jansz van Mierevelt (1617) (Public Domain)

Anatomists of the 18th and 19th centuries faced a dreadful predicament in that they lacked what would today be called ‘educational aids’.  They needed cadavers to dissect.  

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