"The Death of a Harvard Man," part 1

Caricature of George Parkman. For the convicted murderer of George Parkman, click on Parkman's image. Image Sources: ©Simon Schama, Dead Certainties, pp. 140, 90.

c. 1850 photograph of the Harvard Medical School showing the end of building with the dissecting room. Note the proximity to the water. Image Source: Robert Sullivan, The Disappearance of Dr. Parkman,, 1971. Click on the image for images of the scene of the crime and the surrounding area. ©


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