Ref no35893/36/v_i
TitleMiscellaneous papers etc. re case of John Horwood executed for murder
Date1821-1828
DescriptionBound in the skin of John Horwood (a practice known as anthropodermic bibliopegy). Contains full evidence transcripts as presented to the court for both the prosecution and defence in the case of the murder of Elizabeth Balsam. Includes: hand drawn map of the murder scene; illustrations of John Horwood in court and being dissected at Bristol Royal Infirmary; correspondence to and from Dr Smith regarding the trial; bill for binding the volume in the skin of John Horwood; bill for articulation of Horwood's skeleton
LevelItem
Extent1 volume
Access statusOn loan for display in M Shed
Access conditionsNone
Archivist's noteCourt information and examinations see JQS/P/464; Digitised version available as PDFs; Paper surrogate of digitised version available at EDHC/S/1
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