on: March 30, 2014 at 10:21AM
The “Hand of Glory” was cut off the body of an executed criminal while the corpse was still hanging from the gibbet. http://t.co/DEfNhlPf
Posted on September 25, 2012 at 04:06PM.
Photo of 19th-century execution using guillotine. The last execution using this method in France took place in 1977. http://t.co/BCZqUEJn
Posted on August 14, 2012 at 06:49AM.
A System of Dissections Explaining the Anatomy of the Human Body (1798) by Charles Bell. http://t.co/FNMxuVOb
Posted on April 18, 2012 at 06:38PM.
Intricate wood & ivory model loosely based on the 1632 painting ‘The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Nicolaes Tulp’ – 18th century http://t.co/RFUW9zHV
Posted on March 23, 2012 at 07:36AM.
Death, as a nightwatchman, grabs one of the grave-robbers in the act. Coloured drawing by T. Rowlandson, 1775. http://t.co/DRr0eGae
Posted on March 21, 2012 at 11:53AM.
NEW on The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice! ‘Behind the Mask: The Plague Doctor’ – http://t.co/WdhApOHs
Posted on March 13, 2012 at 03:45PM.
19th-century anatomical specimen of conjoined twins. http://t.co/pdhv7x78
Posted on March 04, 2012 at 11:08AM.
BBC News – The last of the glass eye makers – http://t.co/H0rC3Y9p
Posted on March 04, 2012 at 09:38AM.
Vatican Secret Library – http://t.co/iHTDVDdc
Posted on March 01, 2012 at 02:01PM.