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James E McConnell
Burke and Hare Grave Robbers and Murderers (Original)

Burke and Hare Grave Robbers and Murderers (Original) by James E McConnell at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: McConnellJGraverob (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: James E McConnell (biography)
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 13" x 9" (320mm x 230mm)
Date: 1971

This is the original Watercolour painting by James E McConnell.

In this atmospheric painting by James E. McConnell the infamous grave robbers Burke & Hare are depicted delivering another body to a doctor. The illustration comes from a series in Look and Learn featuring famous partnerships.

However when Burke and Hare were finally arrested. Hare, despite being the originator of the scheme turned King's Evidence and Burke was hung as a result. Hare was freed and lived in England another 30 years before dying a blind pauper.


Price:  125.00
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James E McConnell

James E McConnell