Mirror of Literature,  9 (1827), 357–58.

Kelly and the Christmas Turkey



Extract, Anecdote, Drollery

Publications extracted:

Dibdin 1827


Medical Practitioners, Architecture, Dissection

    Dibdin describes a visit with Michael Kelly to the house of his friend the surgeon James Wilson, 'who then occupied the spacious mansion, museum, and anatomical theatre of the celebrated John Hunter'. Kelly is squeamish, and is made to believe that three dead turkeys are in fact cadavers.

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