Images from the History of Medicine (IHM)

Posted by – May 15, 2011

Children on gurneys, via: the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
The next three series of updates is all material found through the website ´Images from the History of Medicine (IHM)´:

“Images from the History of Medicine (IHM) provides access to nearly 70,000 images in the collections of the History of Medicine Division (HMD) of the U.S National Library of Medicine (NLM). The collection includes portraits, photographs, caricatures, genre scenes, posters, and graphic art illustrating the social and historical aspects of medicine dated from the 15th to 21st century.”

Images from the History of Medicine (IHM) 2
Images from the History of Medicine (IHM) 3

Child with eczema

Child with eczema during treatment

Child with eczema during treatment

Child after eczema treatment

Dressing a wound. American Red Cross Hospital, Toul, France.

Andreas Vesalius

Convulsive ergotism.

Modeling of Patient for Reconstruction of Face at Walter Reed General Hospital.

P. Amalsy

Endocrine diseases: Man with exothalmic goiter, An atlas of clinical medicine.

Endocrine Diseases: A. Nyström: Om cretinism och idioti; frontis, 1868.

Federico Castellon

Eduard Heinrich Henock: The Photographic Album. v. 2, p. 21 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, William W. Harding.

Frank R. Keefer: Three photographs of leprosy cases in Manila, 1899.

Edward Hill

Gymnastics: Medical Leg amputee exercising stump on weight pulley machine.

Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow: A severely affected neurofibromatosis patient.

Dr. Robert Froriep

J.P. Assal

Cleft Palate Van Camp compressor, Ann. Soc. Roy. Med. d’Anvers, 1847.

Recovery from a head wound: Various views of the famous wound in the skull of Phineas Gage.

Uncredited, Trachoma-Pannus Keratitis.

Uncredited, Nurse’s cap.

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