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19th-Century Medicine

Credit: Wellcome Trust
The 19th century was pivotal time in the history of medicine. In July 2014, the Wellcome Library announced that it would digitize more than 15 million…Read More »





pages of medical books and pamphlets published between 1800 and 1900 to help build up the U.K. Medical Heritage Library. Shown here is a man taking a "vapor bath" inside something called "Lee's apparatus" from the British Army's "Manual for the Medical Staff Corps" (1893). Click on the link in the image credit to view the whole text.   Less «
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