Category: medicine

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World’s Foremost Bedpan Collector Celebrates Objects Most People Pooh-Pooh

The Texas Vampires

The Texas Vampires

from Rare Earth

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A hand-colored aquatint of the anatomical theatre at the University of Cambridge, drawn by August Charles Pugin and engraved by J.D. Stadler, 1815. (Via the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)

Handmade medical-themed chess set, made from c…

Handmade medical-themed chess set, made from clay and wood, c. late 20th century. 

nemfrog: “Blue colored glass eyes from Queen …

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“Blue colored glass eyes from Queen & Co. Oculists & Opticians of Philadelphia.” 1891. 

Huntington Library

“Dr. C. J. Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic…

Dr. C. J. Imperatori Treatment and Diagnostic Unit,” or medical cabinet, circa 1940s.

Hemorrhoid surgery, circa 1200 AD.

Hemorrhoid surgery, circa 1200 AD.

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Be safe out there… &lt…

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Be safe out there… <3

Getting It On: The Covert History of the American Condom

Beautiful But Deadly: The Creepiest Devices Fr…

Beautiful But Deadly: The Creepiest Devices From Medicine’s Grisly, Leech-Filled Past

Dr. Werner Forssman, a urologist who won the N…

Dr. Werner Forssman, a urologist who won the Nobel Prize in 1956 for discovering that pee is not stored in the balls.

https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/medicine/1956/forssmann/biographical/