Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller of the 9th Indiana Infantry was shot in the forehead on Sept.19th 1863 at Brock Field at Chickamauga. He survived the shot, later writing that he had a constant reminder of the Chickamauga Battlefield and the constant pain he suffered from that wound.

American Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller was shot in the forehead on Sept 1863 at Brock Field at Chickamauga. He lived with an open bullet for many years, with the last pieces of lead dropping out 31 years after he was shot. This picture was taken in

A Creepy Medical Tour Of The Past - Gallery A collection of creepy past photos in the practice of medicine

A Creepy Medical Tour Of The Past

Nursing and medical history. Clark’s Spinal Apparatus Advertisement, 1878

Creepy Medical Images From The Past. I know they have nothing to do with Halloween, but they are too creepy to pin anywhere else.

Funny pictures about Creepy Medical Images From The Past. Oh, and cool pics about Creepy Medical Images From The Past. Also, Creepy Medical Images From The Past photos.

Transorbital Lobotomy curio Medical oddity Walter by briankubasco,

Transorbital Lobotomy Curio Medical Oddity by Walter Freeman

Sarah Collins Rudolph is the fifth little girl who was injured in the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama that killed four little girls readying for Sunday school. Her sister was killed in the bombing. She lost an eye, suffered severe cuts throughout her body, and has endured years of surgery and medical problems as a result of the bombing --sometimes without health insurance- - and has lived in poverty for the past 50 years.

Sarah Collins Rudolph is the fifth little girl who was injured in the

Most bizarre X-rays in the history of medicine (20 pictures)

Police in Sydney, Australia, released this X-ray of the skull of Chen Liu, who died after being shot in the head with a nail gun 34 times. Liu's bound body was found in a river in November.

Alice E. Doherty was born in 1887 with a rare genetic mutation called “hypertrichosis”, or “werewolf syndrome”, which causes excessive body hair. She was billed as “The Minnesota Woolly Baby”. At birth, she was covered all over in two-inch long, silky blonde hair. She began exhibiting as a sideshow “freak” at the age of two, and remained in the business until 1915.

weirdvintage: “Alice E. Doherty was born in 1887 with a rare genetic mutation called “hypertrichosis”, or “werewolf syndrome”, which causes excessive body hair. She was billed as “The Minnesota Woolly Baby”. At birth, she was covered all over in.

The world's tallest man, Robert Wadlow, standing in a crowd. He's probably close to the height at his death, 8'11''.

The world’s tallest man, Robert Wadlow, standing in a crowd. He’s probably close to the height at his death, Lived in Alton, Illinois.

Medical clothing worn during time of plague, 1819, Marseille. Plague Doctors would carry a stick or staff as part of their uniform to fend off any infected person who came to close.

Oddities: Medical clothing worn during time of plague, Marseille. Plague Doctors would carry a stick or staff as part of their uniform to fend off any infected person who came to close.

"joe". My best guess it that is a birth defect known as progressive congenital macrodactyly, where basically, starting at birth, the fingers grew rapidly, at a faster rate than the others, and then never stopped. If they did not amputate his hand I bet they continued to grow!

A birth defect known as progressive congenital macrodactyly, where basically, starting at birth, the fingers grew rapidly at a faster rate than the others, and then never stop. If they did not amputate his hand I bet they kept growing

Unknown photographer, Louisa Blaney, British insane asylum patient, 1875

Unknown Artist (British School) Louisa Blaney [Insane Asylum Patient] Albumen silver print, from glass negative x x ins ) Metropolitan Museum of Art Purchase, Anonymous Gift, Accession Number: (via Luminous-Lint)

Psychiatric / notice the straight jacket... now there are "chemical straight jackets"!

Asylum patient and nurse

Craniometer -an instrument for measuring the human cranium or skull

Craniometer -a vintage / antique medical device used for measuring the human cranium or skull

When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world....( Kandahar, Afganistan, photo by Steve McCurry)

The Universal Language Steve McCurry Afghanistan

Lower limb prostheses, Roehampton, England, 1966, via Flickr. (Most likely worn by a victim of thalidomide. I went to school with a boy who wore very similar prosthesis. ~RB) (Wellcome Images L0066529)

Lower limb prostheses, Roehampton, England, 1966 I wonder if you got the choice of color shoes?

1956 pacemaker machine

1956 pacemaker machine, by Paul Zoll allowed the patient to ambulate.

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