Compulsory mask, to combat the flu epidemic after the World War, 1918-1919 / Sam Hood by State Library of New South Wales collection



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Yoshimura Lanzhou


Utrecht goitre (Utrechtse Krop) is the title of a collection of photographs by Paul Kooiker. The book includes images of the file Utrecht University Hospital, some of them around 1890.

“Utrechtse Krop” (Utrecht goitre) was the name given to a thyroid condition once common in the Dutch town of Utrecht, due to a deficiency of iodine in drinking water.

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Criminal Woman, the Prostitute and the Normal Woman (1893) - Cesare Lombroso, Guglielmo Ferrero

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Shell wound of the wrist.

Medical Illustration by William Shultze, 1863.

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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 Mushroom
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Unkown, Rush Medical School dissecting hall ~1900


O.G. Mason

"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