From Hell: Being a Melodrama in Sixteen Parts Setting & Symbolism

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Lister Knife and Amputation Kit

William Gull, a physician, uses an amputation kit and a Lister knife to perform the ritual serial murders attributed to Jack the Ripper. The amputation kit is illustrated in several panes, as is the knife. A Lister knife is a medical instrument designed to perform limb amputation as rapidly as possible. A formidable blade, it would make an excellent murder weapon. In addition to the Lister knife, the amputation kit includes various other knifes, saws, clippers, and clamps.

Netley's Carriage

William Gull rides about London and Whitechapel in a traditional carriage drawn by two horses and driven by John Netley. The carriage is square in shape and fully enclosed, with Netley sitting in the front and outside of the carriage box. Gull performs a few murders within the privacy of the carriage box, strangling the women who are later placed on a public...

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