The Italian Boy Who is supposed to have been Burked. [In Ink:] Carlo Ferriar on the 4th Novr. 1831 in Bethnal Green.
A rare aquatint. 247 x 158mm.
Carlo Ferrari, who begged pennies in the streets of London, exhibiting a little cage of pet mice and tortoise, was cruelly murdered for the sake of his body. John Bishop and Thomas Williams murdered him for his body and sold his corpse to the doctors at the anatomy school for dissection.
[Ref: 18416] £140.00