Compression of arteries in the arm and leg to reduce blood loss during surgery.
Deformed Eyes....they are actually kinda pretty and remind me of demons
I apologize to my squeamish friends, but I find this fascinating, Bruising from lightning strike
Rosa and Josefa.
Plague Doctor's Mask from around 1700. German Museum of Medical History in Ingolstadt.
1860s First Aid kit. Germ theory was not well known until after the Civil War, and many soldiers and civilians died because of infection on the battlefield and after childbirth.
Medicine Chest / Forensics Kit from the 1800s
Medical school, dissecting room, 1870's
Leech crawling on the lid of the leech jar at the Apothecary Shop. Devices used for the medical practice of bleeding are in the foreground. 18th Century scene at historic Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia. Photo by David M. Doody.