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arrow remover (ca. 1540)  The blades were sharpened on the outside. The operator would insert the device by following the tract of the arrow in with the instrument closed, and then widen to create a tract for the arrow to be removed. Imagine the PAIN !!!!

arrow remover (ca. 1540) The blades were sharpened on the outside. The operator would insert the device by following the tract of the arrow in with the instrument closed, and then widen to create a tract for the arrow to be removed. Imagine the PAIN !!!!

An early medical instrument used by midwives -to clap the umbilical cord while it was tied off. Scissors created in imitation of this 1850s medical instrument

An early medical instrument used by midwives -to clap the umbilical cord while it was tied off. Scissors created in imitation of this 1850s medical instrument

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Antique Medical Equipment

Mary Jane Patterson (1840- 1894), A.B. Oberlin 1862. Patterson was the first African-American woman to receive an A.B. degree in the United States. She was a pioneer in black education and paved the way for other female African-American educators.

Mary Jane Patterson (1840- 1894), A.B. Oberlin 1862. Patterson was the first African-American woman to receive an A.B. degree in the United States. She was a pioneer in black education and paved the way for other female African-American educators.

7th century BC box decorated with hieroglyphs of gold on its front side and hieroglyphs of a platinum-gold alloy on the back. The piece resides in the Louvre. The platinum alloy was discovered by notable chemist Marcellin Berthelot according to his reports in his 1901 work 'Comptus Rendus'. This is the oldest use of platinum we know.

7th century BC box decorated with hieroglyphs of gold on its front side and hieroglyphs of a platinum-gold alloy on the back. The piece resides in the Louvre. The platinum alloy was discovered by notable chemist Marcellin Berthelot according to his reports in his 1901 work 'Comptus Rendus'. This is the oldest use of platinum we know.

RARE Unknown Antique Scissors Surgical Tool Restraint Dec 22 1903 Mystery | eBay

RARE Unknown Antique Scissors Surgical Tool Restraint Dec 22 1903 Mystery | eBay

In honor of those who gave their today for our tomorrow........ U.S. Army veteran Ernest Kreiling returns to France, with his wife by his side, to visit the grave of his best friend in April of 1947

In honor of those who gave their today for our tomorrow........ U.S. Army veteran Ernest Kreiling returns to France, with his wife by his side, to visit the grave of his best friend in April of 1947

When someone is born with Alexandria’s Genesis, their eyes are blue or gray at birth. During puberty, the color deepens to dark purple, a deep purple, a royal purple, or a violet-blue color and remains that way. It does not affect the person’s eyesight. Those who have this mutation will never grow any facial, body, pubic, or anal hair (not including hair on their head, on their ears, noses, eyebrows and eyelashes) Women also do not menstruate, but are fertile.  GIMME

When someone is born with Alexandria’s Genesis, their eyes are blue or gray at birth. During puberty, the color deepens to dark purple, a deep purple, a royal purple, or a violet-blue color and remains that way. It does not affect the person’s eyesight. Those who have this mutation will never grow any facial, body, pubic, or anal hair (not including hair on their head, on their ears, noses, eyebrows and eyelashes) Women also do not menstruate, but are fertile. GIMME

breast-ripper This one is self-explanatory. Many women condemned as heretics, adulterers, blasphemers had their breasts ripped out using this device.

breast-ripper This one is self-explanatory. Many women condemned as heretics, adulterers, blasphemers had their breasts ripped out using this device.

Shame Flute. The round part goes around the neck and the finger are smashed beneath the iron bar to give the illusion that the musician is playing his instrument.

Shame Flute. The round part goes around the neck and the finger are smashed beneath the iron bar to give the illusion that the musician is playing his instrument.

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