Medicine as Culture

Collection by Deborah Lupton


Visual imagery depicting social and cultural aspects of medicine. Sociology of medicine.

Deborah Lupton
old fashioned medical school morgue. This is some what creepy. Vintage Medical, Religion, Medical History, Interesting History, Medical School, Macabre, Weird, Creepy Facts, Creepy Things


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David Kirby a HIV/AIDS activist on his deathbed with family by his side May 5 Published in Life magazine that November it was "the picture that changed the face of AIDS. Khloe Kardashian, Kardashian Kollection, Robert Kardashian Jr, Kris Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Kylie, Fashion Advertising, Advertising Campaign, Teen Choice Awards

World AIDS Day: The Photo That Changed the Face of HIV/AIDS shares the story behind one of the most harrowing and controversial photographs to emerge from the global pandemic.

fyeahanatomy: “ Persian Anatomical Study From Corbis Images. (Via: Morbid anatomy) ” Anatomy Art, Human Anatomy, Vanitas, Pseudo Science, Vintage Medical, Medical History, Medical Art, Natural History, Illustration Art

Illustrated Anatomy

fyeahanatomy: “ 19th-Century Persian Anatomical Study From Corbis Images. (Via: Morbid anatomy) ”

Parents' fury at 'Down's Syndrome dolls' designed to help children deal with disability Disability Awareness, Autism Awareness, Intervention Specialist, Early Intervention, Down Syndrome Awareness, Preschool Activities, Preschool Learning, Cerebral Palsy, Kids Toys

Dolls with Down’s Syndrome - Sociological Images

The Society Pages (TSP) is an open-access social science project headquartered in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota

designboom has collected some deliciously gory baked treats for a horrorific halloween! Spooky Halloween Cakes, Halloween Stuff, Halloween Party, Chocolate Babies, Eat Your Heart Out, Incredible Edibles, Cake Tasting, Cookie Designs, No Bake Treats

The most repulsive cake shop in the world

Fancy an STI cookie or a polycystic kidney cake? At Eat Your Heart Out at London's Pathology Museum, those and other diseased parts of the body are on sale in edible sugary form

Maison Tramond wax anatomical model- "Model of hemi-head showing the course of cranial nerves" Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatomy and Pathology Cranial Nerves, Vanitas, Memento Mori, 19th Century, Anatomy, Wax, Medicine, Culture, Model


Anatomical models beautifully crafted in wax were made from the 17th century. Later models were made from papier mache and plaster. They render parts of the human body in all its complexity. They were used as teaching aides in medical schools, but they are also strange and wonderful works of art.

A UNICEF HIV/AIDS ad: attractive woman transforms into shocking death figure. Public Health, Campaign, Ads, Hiv Aids, Medicine, Death, Culture, Woman, Socialism

10 HIV/Aids Ad Campaigns: Targeting Ignorance, Scare Tactics and Genocide

HIV/Aids Ad Campaigns run the gamut from targeting ignorance, fear, pain, genocide, to scaring the crap out you. Here are 10 examples.

Anatomy Drawing Medical A medical practitioner administers leeches - Bloodletting practices were ubiquitous in early modern England. Human Figure Drawing, Figure Drawing Reference, Anatomy Reference, Yellow Fever, Vintage Medical, Anatomy Drawing, Medical History, Female Bodies, The Past -&nbspThis website is for sale! -&nbspthechirurgeonsapprentice Resources and Information.

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