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☤ MD ☞✪ Ether. The photographic image, probably made between 1855 and 1860, was staged to portray Dr. Crawford Long’s original discovery and use of anesthesia.  The image shows a surgeon ostensibly preparing to amputate, an anesthetist monitoring the patient’s pulse and administering ether on a cloth, and an assistant standing by with instruments.

1855 - One of first surgical procedures using ether as an anesthetic. - A creepy medical tour of the past

Top 49 des publicités vintage bien racistes | Topito

Top 49 des publicités vintage bien racistes

General Electric hits the racism/sexism double-whammy. Racist and sexist Vintage Ads

Namibie - génocide: Les Héréros, en quête de reconnaissance en Allemagne

Namibie - génocide: Les Héréros, en quête de reconnaissance en Allemagne

Surviving Herero after their escape through the arid desert of Omaheke in German Southwest Africa (modern day Namibia) circa 1907 (Ullstein Bilderdienst, Berlin)

Les forçats de l’absolu (2/4) : Rainer Maria Rilke - Idées - France Culture

Les forçats de l’absolu (2/4) : Rainer Maria Rilke

my favorite poet. René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke: December 1875 – 29 December better known as Rainer Maria Rilke, was a Bohemian-Austrian poet. He is considered one of the most significant poets in the German language.

Photo : The Sydney Justice & Police Museum

Portraits vintages de criminels avec ces mugshots inédits

When ‘Harry Leon Crawford’, hotel cleaner of Stanmore, was arrested and charged with his wife’s murder in 1920 he was revealed to be in fact Eugenia Falleni, a woman and mother, who had been passing as a man since

Dissecting the cadaver of a murderer, 1897.

Dissecting the cadaver of a murderer, A possibility is that he was an African American man named William Downing, who was hanged December 1896 for the murder of Emma Lane.

Trabajadoras del ferrocarril comiendo. Muchas eran esposas e incluso madres de los obreros que habían ido a la guerra. [1943]

Women workers employed as wipers in the rondhouse having lunch in their rest room - Chicago and Northwest Railway Company, Clinton, Iowa 1943 by Jack Delano

Creepy Vintage Halloween Photo

Longtemps avant Photoshop – Les étranges portraits sans tête du 19e siècle

This PIN has been labelled as a real story: kids cutting off their mothers head. It is actually a Century "Headless Portrait" -- a fad that generated many such pictures.

Débarquement de Normandie: le Jour J avant et maintenant, des images qui rallient le passé au présent

Where Canadian troops once patrolled in 1944 after German forces were dislodged from Caen, shoppers now walk along the rebuilt Rue Saint-Pie.

¿Sabrías unir estas ilustraciones de estilo vintage con la enfermedad que representan?

A young Viennese woman, aged depicted before and after contracting cholera Coloured stipple engraving, In the Wellcome Library, London Collection