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Engraving of a man in a pit with dogs and dozens of rats, some dead. A crowd of men look on.
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Title: Rat Pit
From: Police Records And Recollections, Or, Boston By Daylight And Gaslight: For Two Hundred And Forty Years
Creator: Edward H. Savage (author)
Date: 1873
Format: Engraving
Publisher: John Dale & Company, Boston
Source: New York Public Library
Location: following p.160
Keywords: Animals; Boston, MA; Crime; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Massachusetts; Popular Culture; Sports; Urban Life
Topics: Mass Media, Culture & The Arts

Objects From This Artifact:
- Pickpockets (still)
- Rat Pit (still)