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内臓や骨の様子は今でこそよく知られており、Google Body Browserのようなウェブアプリで隅々まで観察することができますが、その昔は解剖はタブー中のタブーでした。そんな医学の夜明けの時代に作成された人体の...

Edo-period medical illustration -- 1859 book Zoku Yōka Hiroku (Sequel to Confidential Notes on the Treatment of Skin Growths), an 1859 book by Sei Kawamata that presented the teachings of surgeon Sōken Honma

Flore médicale des Antilles, ou, Traité des plantes usuelles ct. 3 Paris :Pichard,1821-1829. Biodiversitylibrary. Biodivlibrary. BHL. Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Moro (Philippine) brass mail and plate cuirass, 19th century,  with Moro Spear, complete with bosses and metal furniture attached to the breastplate with two functional fasteners, back of the cuirass with scaled metal plates. Blade is 23" and overall length 51.5". Wood handle trimmed in brass with spiral design.

"Moro (Philippine) brass mail and plate cuirass, century, with Moro Spear." Possible elven armour.

内臓や骨の様子は今でこそよく知られており、Google Body Browserのようなウェブアプリで隅々まで観察することができますが、その昔は解剖はタブー中のタブーでした。そんな医学の夜明けの時代に作成された人体の...

Zoku Yōka Hiroku (Sequel to Confidential Notes on the Treatment of Skin Growths), 1859

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japanese print

Chinese acupuncture chart

Saturday @ Akron Art Museum: Flourishing in Winter: How to thrive based on principles of Chinese Medicine with Austin of Lake Erie Acupuncture.

Japan's first recorded human dissection, 1754    These illustrations are from a 1754 edition of a book entitled Zōzu, which documented the first human dissection in Japan, performed by Tōyō Yamawaki in 1750. Although human dissection had previously been prohibited in Japan, authorities granted Yamawaki permission to cut up the body of an executed criminal in the name of science.

Japan's Recorded Human Dissection - Source: Nihon Iryō Bunkashi (History of Japanese Medical Culture)

yourmaj3sty:The human body, like that of the universe, is considered to be a material expression of ten globes or spheres of light(of the Tree of Life). Therefore man is called the Microcosm, the little world, built in the image of the great world of which he is a part.

“ The human body, like that of the universe, is considered to be a material expression of ten globes or spheres of light(of the Tree of Life). Therefore man is called the Microcosm, the little world, built in the image of the great.

Anatomical illustrations from Edo-period Japan.  Zoku Yōka Hiroku (Sequel to Confidential Notes on the Treatment of Skin Growths), 1859

Anatomical illustrations from Edo-period Japan. Zoku Yōka Hiroku (Sequel to Confidential Notes on the Treatment of Skin Growths), 1859

Dissection, 1783 [+]    This illustration is from a book by Genshun Koishi on the dissection of a 40-year-old male criminal executed in Kyōto in 1783.    * * * * *

Anatomical illustrations from Edo-period Japan - This illustration is from a book by Genshun Koishi on the dissection of a male criminal executed in Kyōto in

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi "Kaidai Hyakusensou Reizei Ason Takatoyo" This pocture about "Boshin War

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