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Bizarre and beautiful medical Imagery of the century. Complement with The Art of Medicine from the Wellcome Collection and Hidden Treasure from The National Library of Medicine

The illustration from a late 17th-century document based on the work of Majima Seigan, a 14th-century monk-turned-doctor, Japan

Edo-period medical illustration Vol. 3 Anatomical illustrations, late century “ These illustrations are from a late document based on the work of Majima Seigan, a.

An illustration from the Middle Ages showing a physician and his patient during a bloodletting procedure.  Bloodletting was common in medicine until the late 19th century, and it was believed that eliminating "bad blood" cured many diseases.

An illustration from the Middle Ages showing a physician and his patient during a bloodletting procedure. Bloodletting was common in medicine until the late century, and it was believed that eliminating "bad blood" cured many diseases.

This illuminated Book of Hours was produced in the second quarter of the fifteenth century. It is written in the Netherlandish translation of Geert Grote. Although lacking in full-page miniatures, the manuscript contains eighteen historiated initials by the Masters of Zweder van Culemborg with ornamental initials and decoration throughout. Image source: Walters Museum W188

A century book of hours from the Netherlands. This is one of 18 historiated initials by the magnificently named Masters of Zweder van Culemborg. This one shows the visitation.

Watercolor drawing of the left hand of a 63-year-old woman suffering from chronic gout.

Awesomely Gross Medical Illustrations From the 19th Century

Anonymous Works: A Few 19th Century Medical Illustrations

Anonymous Works: A Few Century Medical Illustrations. I have chosen this image because one definition of abjection is the release of spores from a fungus.

Figure of a pregnant woman, a woodcut with hand color, is from Fasciculus…

Figure of a pregnant woman, a woodcut with hand colour, is from Fasciculus Medicinae, one of the first printed medical books with anatomical illustrations. This collection of medical treatises was published in Venice in

by Hans von Gersdorff, from Feldtbůch der Wundartzney : newlich getruckt und gebessert, 1528

Hans von Gersdorff, also known as Schyl-Hans, (* approx. † 1529 in Straßburg) was a surgeon who published the Feldbuch der Wundarzney (Field book of in The book was illustrated with wood cut works attributed to Hans Wechtlin.

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