An array of 14th-16th century specula. I would not want these anywhere near me.

An array of 14th-16th century specula. I would not want these anywhere near me.

The left is the skull of someone who had tuberculosis, and the right is syphilis. Nasty!

The left is the skull of someone who had tuberculosis, and the right is syphilis. Nasty!

DesiChirurgical instruments, Trepanning Set, 19th century. France.  Luigi Nessi collection, Koller auctions, 2012.

DesiChirurgical instruments, Trepanning Set, 19th century. France. Luigi Nessi collection, Koller auctions, 2012.

Formacone formaldehyde deodorizer room disinfector circa 1901 used in Funeral Homes to cover the smell of decomposing bodies.

Formacone formaldehyde deodorizer room disinfector circa 1901 used in Funeral Homes to cover the smell of decomposing bodies.

Antique OBSTETRIC GYNECOLOGY Instruments 1000's images

Antique OBSTETRIC GYNECOLOGY Instruments 1000's images

Smallpox 1901-1902  An infectious disease unique to humans, caused by either of two virus variants, "Variola major" and "Variola minor." Smallpox is believed to have emerged in human populations about 10,000 BC. The WHO certified the eradication of smallpox in 1979.

Smallpox 1901-1902 An infectious disease unique to humans, caused by either of two virus variants, "Variola major" and "Variola minor." Smallpox is believed to have emerged in human populations about 10,000 BC. The WHO certified the eradication of smallpox in 1979.

helmet of Prince Yaroslav  Vladimir-Suzdal rus, end of 12th century  iron and chased silver

helmet of Prince Yaroslav Vladimir-Suzdal rus, end of 12th century iron and chased silver

Early 20th Century Vibrator by White Cross: In the early 20th century, vaginal stimulation with vibratory devices for the treatment of female hysteria was a common & lucrative part of many physicians’ office practices.

Early 20th Century Vibrator by White Cross: In the early 20th century, vaginal stimulation with vibratory devices for the treatment of female hysteria was a common & lucrative part of many physicians’ office practices.

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