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Instrumental antiguo para diagnóstico ginecológico

Roman trivalve vaginal speculum with replica screw (ca. found in Lebanon. Looks like a torture device!

Hemorrhoid Forceps-1800s.   Designed to clamp onto the hemorrhoid to stop the flow of blood causing the hemorrhoid to fall off.

Hemorrhoid Forceps These forceps were used to grasp a hemorrhoid between the blades and apply pressure to stop the blood supply, causing the hemorrhoid to drop off. That sounds entirely too painful.

Antique Vintage Eye Lid Retractor Speculum Medical Surgical Instrument 1800s

Antique Vintage Eye Lid Retractor Speculum Medical Surgical Instrument 1800s

Antique Vintage Eye Lid Retractor Speculum Medical Surgical Instrument And tomorrow my eye gets fixed, yikes.

"O Manipulador", um dos primeiros vibradores e movido a vapor.

A steam-powered mechanical vibrator known as the Manipulator, which was invented by Dr. George Taylor in 1869 and sold as a medical device to treat "hysteria" in women.

C. M. Sorensen and Company embalming pump.

Old Antique Mortician Embalming Pump Engine Machine w/ Bottles COOL

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

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

Backward "Scissors (1500) central probe is inserted into the wound, after which the wound was extended for the convenience of the surgeon

Amputation Saw While some surgeons chose to flaunt their wealth with elaborately decorated saws like this, the crevices in the intricate engravings proved to be a breeding ground for germ

Boyle-type anaesthetic machine, England, 1955-1965.  This reminds me of why I'm scared of hospitals.

Boyle-type anaesthetic machine, England, Henry Gaskin Boyle’s 1917 anaesthetic machine was the basis for a range of British anaesthetic machines. This example has meters for measuri.

19th Century Pewter 'Gibson' Medicine Spoon by S. MAW London. Charles Gibson invented this type of spoon in 1827 for administering medicine. For this ingenious invention he was awarded the Society’s silver medal. The spoon is to be filled through the hinged flap on the bowl. The lid, when closed, forms an airtight seal.

Century Pewter 'Gibson' Medicine Spoon by S. Charles Gibson invented this type of spoon in 1827 for administering medicine. For this ingenious invention he was awarded the Society’s silver medal.

breast fork, mid eighteenth century  This instrument was used for the removal of a diseased breast and is extremely rare

breast fork, mid eighteenth century This instrument was used for the removal of a diseased breast and is extremely rare

fuckyeahforensics:  Nicolae Minovici - The Doctor Who Hanged Himself for Science - During the first decade of the twentieth century, while employed as a professor of forensic science at the State School of Science in Bucharest, Nicolae Minovici undertook a comprehensive study of death by hanging. Inspired by his research, he decided to find out, first-hand, what it would feel like to die in this way.

Nicolae Minovici - The Doctor Who Hanged Himself for Science - Minovici undertook a comprehensive study of death by hanging. Inspired by his research, he decided to find out, first-hand, what it would feel like to die in this way.

This is a sampling of prosthetics from the 1800 to the mid 1930s. It’s just a few of the many artifacts that can be found in our collection. Pictured above is a rare aluminum leg with flush aircraft rivets… A pair of early legs in the original box with label… an assortment of articulated hands… but most interesting are the original plaster, wax and wood hand models. All these look beautiful with any decor.

This is a sampling of prosthetics from the 1800 to the mid Pictured above is a rare aluminum leg with flush aircraft rivets, a pair of early legs in the original box with label, an assortment of articulated hands.

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