13 June 2011 0 Comments

Vintage Dissection Lab Photos

Nowadays before medical students begin their cadaver dissections, they are invited to participate in high-minded ceremonies honoring those whose bodies are soon to be opened, but in the wild and wooly days before the mid-twentieth century, med students lightened this grisly rite of passage with humor,  painting macabre slogans on their dissection tables, and sometimes […]

26 April 2011 1 Comment

Even Then, It Must Have Looked Strange

Scary hospital clowns, bizarre devices, and cadaver lab pix are just some of the medically themed gems you can turn up while perusing the photos archives of the National Museum of Health & Medicine and the Library of Congress. Violet wand use as physical therapy in military hospital. From the Flickr set of the Otis Historical Archives […]

5 April 2011 2 Comments

AoB Fetish Nation Clinic Photos

Thanks to Phil Glau for these fine shots of confused club-goers visiting the Art of Bleeding field hospital.