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The above article is an account of experiments carried out upon the corpse of Matthew Clydesdale at the Glasgow University anatomy theatre by Dr. Ure and Prof. Jeffray on the 4th november 1818. The galvanic reanimation was performed in public, as had Mr. Clydesdale`s hanging, for murder. It is of note that Mary Shelley`s novel "Frankenstein" was published earlier in the same year.

An engraving of the above experiments, with details of Giovanni Aldini`s similar interests.

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