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John Torrington

The preserved bodies of three crewman from the ill-fated Franklin Expedition were exhumed from the permafrost of Beechey Island in 1984 to determine cause of death. Autopsy and toxicology analysis of John Torrington, John Hartnell and William Braine showed evidence of lead poisoning, which is believed to have come from cans the food was stored in on board their ships. http://www.cultofweird.com #cannibalism

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The preserved body of John Torrington in 1984, who had died 138 years earlier in 1846 during Sir John Franklin's lost expedition in the Canadian Arctic. [450x600] - Imgur

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John Torrington: The Frozen Mummy of the Franklin Expedition

The face of John Torrington after 130 years frozen in the permafrost of Canada.

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John Torrington: The Frozen Mummy of the Franklin Expedition

An artist's depiction of what John Torrington looked like the year of his death in 1846

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HOMMAGE A JOHN TORRINGTON ( 1825-1846 ), MARIN DECEDE DE L' EXPEDITION FRANKLIN .

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Grave of Petty Officer John Torrington

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In the 1840s, John Torrington and a crew of explorers was forced to trek back…

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Rosalia Lombardo: The Child Mummy

Rosalia Lombardo, is an Italian child mummy. She died in 1920 at the age of two. She's almost perfectly preserved even though she's been dead for 93 years. She still has all her organs, skin, and even eyes and.... Her EYES OPEN AND CLOSE!! It's due to temperature change (they think) but seriously, that's too much! Eyes give me the heebie-jeebies!

The Lost John Franklin Expedition (1845) John Torrington’s hands.

John Torrington Grave Marker - Preview Image

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