Tag Archives: 1800

William Burke: A Victim of His Own Dark Profession

In a strange twist of fate, William Burke became the victim of his own crime on January 28, 1829. His death mask, as well as his skeleton and a notebook made out of his skin remain. May I explain? Burke … Continue reading

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Intriguing Women: Lola Montez

I have found the most interesting woman on my spelunk into the Internet.  She calls herself Lola Montez, but her real name is Eliza Rosanna Gilbert.  She lived almost two hundred years ago: from 1821 to 1861. While many of … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards of 1887

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