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Scottish doctor Robert Knox who purchased cadavers for dissection... News Photo1830-1839,Adult,Adults Only,Anatomy,Archival,Black And White,Crime,Doctor,Edinburgh - Scotland,Engraved Image,Eyeglasses,Healthcare And Medicine,Holding,Human Bone,Law,Men,Murder,Murderer,One Man Only,One Person,People,Research,Science and Technology,UK,Vertical,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Hulton Archive 2010 Getty ImagesScottish doctor Robert Knox (1791 - 1862) who purchased cadavers for dissection from murderers William Burke and William Hare in Edinburgh, circa 1830. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)