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Collection by Gay Cabatit-White

Gay Cabatit-White
Wellcome Collection: Silver prosthetic nose A silver prosthetic nose from the century. Syphilis caused the destruction of the nose, which gave rise to 'No-nose clubs'. This one was worn by a woman who had lost hers to the disease Wellcome Collection, Interesting History, Interesting Stuff, Awesome Stuff, Medical History, Medical Art, Weird And Wonderful, Or Antique, Old Things

Designs that make us superhuman - in pictures

A new exhibition shows how humans have always sought to improve our bodies with appendages, both practical and performance-enhancing. Here is a selection of some of the most outlandish designs

Weird Picture Archive features some of the strangest images found in the world. From bizarre medical conditions to strange animal deformities, we collect and display the oddest of the odd. Chemical Burn, Human Oddities, Nerd, Medical History, Weird Pictures, Macabre, Just In Case, Scary, Anatomy Tutorial

Chemical burn victim - Weird Picture Archive

Weird Picture Archive features some of the strangest images found in the world. From bizarre medical conditions to strange animal deformities, we collect and display the oddest of the odd.

The Spanish Donkey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Horrific Types of Medieval Torture Luc 1, The Crow, Maleficarum, Mundo Dos Games, Medieval Times, Interesting History, Dark Ages, Middle Ages, Weird

Inquisition executors and their toys. -

After explaining in certain way how did Spanish Inquisition work, I will start with the funniest part of all this story. Most ways of getting a confession were sex related. These guys were quite obsessed with that. If you remember this, I said in my latest post that women deserved the worst and most perverted …

The melting face disease. A rare form of neurofibromatosis, an incurable genetic disease. Melting Face, Human Oddities, Medical Science, Medical History, Human Condition, Medical Conditions, Human Body, Scary, Weird

Choisit-on d'être celui qu'on est ?

Les personnes atteintes de la neurofibromatose, une maladie horrible est incurable, sont si malheureuses. les malformations quelles portent sur leurs visages et ou d'autres parties du corps leurs rendent la vie si difficile. Cette pauvre femme de Thaïlande en est la pure démonstration. Je pense que ces images devraient nous aider à comprendre que la vie est parfois trop cruelle pour certaines personnes. La greffe est le seul recours pour les malades gravement atteints de neurofibromatose…

Walmart Fashion Archives - Page 521 of 1860 - People Of Walmart People Of Walmart, Only At Walmart, Stupid People, Crazy People, Funny People, Crazy Things, Gross People, Strange Things, Walmart Shoppers

The latest and greatest features on The Sun online

The Sun online's latest and greatest features

After the bombing of Hiroshima, there were “ant-walking alligators” that the survivors saw everywhere, men and women who “were now eyeless and faceless with their heads transformed into blackened alligator hides displaying red holes, indicating mouths. Hiroshima E Nagasaki, Real Horror, Nuclear Disasters, Lest We Forget, World War I, Ants, Alligators, Historia, Peace

Forgotten Horrors: Ant-Walking Alligators of Hiroshima - KnowledgeNuts

After the bomb went off, Hiroshima was transformed from a dull backwater city into a momentary vision of Hell. Among the horrors witnessed by survivors were the ‘ant-walking alligators’—creatures of the blast that seemed neither human nor animal, neither living nor dead.

 Bontencou, Courtesey of Stanley B. Burns, MD “A Morning’s Work” R. Bontecou’s label for his iconic image of wartime labors, Amputation of infected limbs during Civil War. Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Mystery Of History, Civil War Photos, Medical History, Interesting History, Military History, Historical Photos, Civilization

R.B. Bontencou, Courtesey of Stanley B. Burns, MD...Civil War Surgery. This was described by Mrs McDonald in her Civil War diary as a sight she had seen near her home during the war. “A Morning’s Work” R. B. Bontecou’s label for his iconic image of wartime labors, 1865.

Mouth Gag This wooden, screw-shaped mouth gag wasn’t used to silence patients. It would be inserted into an unconscious patient’s mouth to ensure their airway was open. Medical Dental, Medical Science, Creepy History, Vintage Nurse, Medical History, Medicine, Tools, Antiques, Medical Devices

20 Scary Old School Surgical Tools

A quick glance at our gallery of some of history's gnarliest surgical tools will definitely make you thankful for just how far our industry has progressed throughout time. Browse through images and descriptions of surgical tools dating as far back as the 1600's - a time when surgery was definitely