05/07/16

Eduard Von Hofmann's Atlas of legal medicine





carbonic-oxid poisoning (charcoal-fumes)





murder produced with a fascine-knife





murder - the result of various injuries inflicted with different instruments





punctured-incised wounds of the left hand received in self-defence





suffocation by a portion of the membranes





suicide by hanging with a double rope





suicide by cutting the throat





agonal injuries of the face





burns produced by flames





Murder or suicide by burning





child  pierced with a pointed conical instrument





infant skull





suicide through stabbing





larvae of flies in the angles of the eyelids and mouth




From: Eduard von Hofmann: Atlas of legal medicine (or. Atlas der gerichtlichen Medizin), 1898

"The colored plates and the photographic reproductions have been very ably executed by Mr. A. Schmitson." - Author's pref