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18 photos effrayantes et étranges du passé !!

An earlier variation on the “Student’s Dream” macabre photography theme. Illustrations of similar scenes known as the “Anatomist’s Nightmare” or (less common) “Anatomist’s Dream” were painted and.

Just guessing ... memento mori photo (??).  When photography was uncommon, bereaved relatives would often have just *one* image to remember their loved ones by.  Arranging for a professional photographer sometimes took longer than was desirable and some photos would include painted on eyes (clearly, from this photo, some better executed than others).  The deceased were also often posed, using stands and props, as though they were still alive.

Some Pinners have this on their board as a Memento Mori. Whoever Photoshopped this image of a normal woman into this, had a sense of humor.

Extracción sin dolor

This photo must have been a staged joke, showing a patient tied to the chair, and the dentist "extracting" a tooth.

Mark Osterman Two-headed Boy [Amnesia Curiosa] 2006 (ca) Salt print from a collodion negative Provided by the artist - Mark Osterman

Ambroise Paré (1509-1590), chirurgien français , célèbre dans toute l’Europe par sa grande dextérité et son humanité et considéré comme le père de la chirurgie moderne.

Ambroise Paré (1509-1590), chirurgien français , célèbre dans toute l’Europe par sa grande dextérité et son humanité et considéré comme le père de la chirurgie moderne.

6 True Stories from History Creepier Than Any Horror Movie

6 True Stories From History Creepier Than Any Horror Movie

Dr. Weaver is most remembered for his twenty-year dissection of an entire human nervous system. In the photograph, Dr. Weaver stands among the various anatomical specimens from his museum at Hahneman Medical School. 19th century.

Portrait of Dr. Rufus Weaver

Weaver is most remembered for his twenty-year dissection of an entire human nervous system. In the photograph, Dr. Weaver stands among the various anatomical specimens from his museum at Hahnemann Medical School.

Plague masks - In the 17th and 18th centuries, plague doctors had to wear these creepy looking masks to avoid breathing in putrid air, which they believed would cause infection. The beaks of these masks were filled with perfume, such as mint, cloves, camphor and rose.

BB: Masks worn by doctors during the Plague. The protective suit of the plague doctor consisted of a heavy fabric overcoat that was waxed, a mask with glass eye openings and a cone nose shaped like a beak to hold scented substances and straw.

Singapore. Indian soldiers were all volunteers during WWII. They formed a force of 2 million by 1945.

An Indian soldier gestures from the port-hole of a ship as he arrives at Singapore, Dec. Indian soldiers were all volunteers during WWII and became the largest volunteer army in history, rising to over million men in August ☚

Desault’s bandage of the chest and arm, from Edward M. Foote’s A text-book of minor surgery, 1909

Desault’s bandage of the chest & arm (for fractures), from Edward M. Foote’s A text-book of minor surgery, 1909

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Josef Mengele – “The Angel of Death” – German SS officer and physician in the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz. You fucking evil son of a bitch I kill you I will torture you forever

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