Lantern Medical Slides, c. 1930s
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Anatomical Venus - La Specola Model, 18th century
From Opening Up a Few Corpses, 1795-1995 by John Bender of Stanford University
French female figure modeled in wax
This is also the cover illustration for Rachilde’s notorious 1884 novel Monsieur Vénus.
Miss Anatomy, 1937
MISS ANATOMY, a life-size female figure sculptored from actual life and featuring internal organs that can be removed for lecture purposes, has been placed on exhibition at the New York Museum of Science and Industry in Rockefeller Center, N. Y. C.
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Chronophotographic image by Albert Londe of what was described as an attack of hysteria.
Albert Londe: Hysterieanfall beim Menschen, chronofotografische Bilderfolge, Labor des Hôpital de la Salpêtrière, Paris, 1885
Trainee nurses, 1938
Moulage mannequin from The Spitzner Museum, c. 1930s
Desault’s bandage of the chest and arm, from Edward M. Foote’s A text-book of minor surgery, 1909
Cas psychiatriques, catalepsie
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The cycle of carbon dioxide by Fritz Kahn, 1929
ca. 1890, [Dissection room at a medical school in Bordeaux, France]
via A Morning’s Work: Medical Photographs from the Burns Archive, Stanley B. Burns
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The Cycle of Virtue and Substance by Fritz Kahn, 1929
Quadrilateral back brace for right dorsal curve, from Robert W. Lovett’s Lateral curvature of the spine and round shoulders, c. 1922
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