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Suicide by electrocution. Although uncommon, this victim wired his left ankle as well as a ring around the left thumb(as seen here). The path of the current in this case involved the heart and the assumable cause of death was ventricular fibrillation.

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

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from Laughing Squid

Musée Dupuytren, A Paris Museum Full of Medical Curiosities

Musée Dupuytren -- Museum of medical curiosities in Paris very interesting

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The library makes available a collection of curiosities, books, photographs, artworks, ephemera, and artifacts relating to medical museums, anatomical art, collectors and collecting, cabinets of curiosity, the history of medicine, death and society, natural history, arcane media, and curiosity and curiosities broadly considered.

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from Etsy

Apothecary Mixed Media Shadowbox Assemblage Complimentary Shipping

(repin-- TinEye turned up nothing as far as the artist, but I love this!) Drawer

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from Etsy

Medical Curiosity, 1800s - Antique Old Growth Pine Candle Block

Medical Curiosity 1800s Antique Old Growth Pine by PegandAwl, $18.00

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Electropathy (1850s - 1930s): As electricity became more and more a part of people’s lives in the 19th century, there was natural curiosity about the technology’s curative powers.

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(repin-- WANT) victorian medical curiosity trading card set

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Curiosità Mediche, curiosités medicales, medical curiosity

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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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