Shell wound of the wrist.
Medical Illustration by William Shultze, 1863.
Dissection: Photographs of a Rite of Passage in American Medicine 1880-1930."In the 19th century, anatomy professors had a hard time legally obtaining bodies for their students. So they hired “resurrectionists” to dig up recently buried bodies from graveyards. The process was shrouded in secrecy. Professors and janitors guarded the dissection room and students were expelled if they divulged the identity of their subjects."
~ Little Brown MushroomImage via Photography Prison.
Unkown, Rush Medical School dissecting hall ~1900
"Manikin of Professor Theophilus Parvin and the writer. Left lateral posture. Head of foetal cadaver seen distending the vulva"
"In a cabinet card image probably taken in the 1880s, Alonzo Maynard shows the effects of wounds he suffered at an attack at Burnside Bridge during the Battle of Antietam. His wounds were highlighted in red by an unknown person, perhaps a Grand Army of the Republic member"
The Phrenological Journal, dec. 1866
Cadaver Dissection. Ca. 1890 Cabinet card photograph
I’m sorry, I know this is a legit form of artificial respiration (though not a common one…accordion-baby and modified CPR is more effective), but there’s nothing about either of these photographs that looks like it should be the way it’s presented - especially doctor-man’s eyes in the first one.
A Text-Book on Practical Obstetrics comprising Pregnancy, Labor, and the Puerperal State, and Obstetric Surgery. Egbert H. Grandin and George W. Jarman, 1897.