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These types of saws were used to cut open heads during surgeries.

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From the Yale Library of Medicine, this drawing depicts a traumatic brain injury operation on cerebral cortex

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From Yale library of medicine, this drawing depicts the approach to the trigeminal ganglion for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia – bony removal

Flyer for the highly sought after lectures of Professor Robert Knox

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A group of medical students and teacher of Mekteb-i Tıbbiye-yi Mülkiye (Civil Medical School), skeletons, and an opened cadaver are photographed.

From UCSF Library, According to Baunscheidt, the Lebenswecker was designed to quickly puncture the skin, creating “artificial pores.” The “pores,” i.e. puncture wounds, were then covered with a proprietary irritating oil called “Oleum Baunscheidtii”…

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Amputation kit in oak case; includes packet of surgical silk cord from Archibald Turner & Co. Case

A young physician taking the pulse of a woman with whom he is flirting, a young man passing by raises his hat. Colour stipple engraving by J. Parker, 1783, after J. Northcote.

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This is a set of instruments that would be used to take a body apart after death.
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