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This mans hand was stuck in a meat grinder believe it or not. Gross!


Electric light baths are among the latest inventions announced a newspaper article in 1893. “The necessary parts are a cabinet that encloses the entire body except the head, and fifty electric lamps of sixteen-candle power or 110 volts. They are arranged about the body in groups, with a separate switch for each group, so they can be directed at a particular part of the body. The light makes the patient frisky, and browns the skin like an ocean bath.” Developed by Dr. John H. Kellogg.


A private cabinet of curiosities. Items include from top left, red coral, venus flower basket, macaw skull, Tibetan shrine, lens condenser, spiny shell, chinese ink case, sea bird skull, microscope and miniature book, Thai Buddhist idol, ostrich skull, starving Budda figure and handaxe, medical specimen skull, plaster brain model, chinese compass clock, Tasli Russian devil, giant barnacles, preserved fish, mammoth tooth, carved dragon.

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Musée Dupuytren, A Paris Museum Full of Medical Curiosities

Musée Dupuytren -- Museum of medical curiosities Paris

from Etsy

Antique Glass Cupping Jars. Medical Curiosity Cabinet. Fire Cupping Therapy Jars

Antique Glass Cupping Jars. Medical Curiosity by LeBonheurDuJour

Morbid Anatomy: The Morbid Anatomy Library and Museum. Definitely on the visit list for next time!


Medical Curiosity Siamese SKeleton Twins PINK Statement Necklace creepy horror neovictorian urban antique retro skull via Etsy

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Medical Curiosity, Restorative, Vintage Dr. Shoop's Family Medicines Bottle

Medical Curiosity, Restorative, Vintage Dr. Shoop's Family Medicines Bottle by KitchyKeyte on Etsy

Kynstkamera. St. Petersburg, Russia. "It is said that this Museum of Medical Oddities was started by Peter the Great in 1714 in an effort to bring Russia out of the dark ages of superstition"


Genoese medicine chest, 1562-1566 This magnificent and unique medicine chest was made for Vincenzo Giustiniani (d. 1570), the last Genoese governor of the island of Chios in the eastern Aegean Sea. He ruled Chios from 1562 until the Turks expelled the Genoese in 1566 after an occupation of some two hundred years. On a box from the middle drawer is painted the symbol of Chios – a black eagle above a three-towered castle. The chest contains 126 bottles and pots for drugs ...