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Emanuele Favre da Bramans (Savoy) with his brain exposed due to an ax blow

Emanuel Favre, a 13-year-old boy had been accidentally struck in the head with an axe while "helping his master to chop wood ... by laying the branches on the block, he had bent too far forwards and the axe of the master struck him on the head" (Mosso 1898). (Source: Patrizi ML. L'Oratori: Saggio sperimentale. Milani [Milan]: Fratelli Treves, 1912:50. Public domain.)