Thursday, August 13, 2009

Victorian Craftsmanship and Artistry

There were all sorts of reasons not to go to the doctor back in the old days, back when their bags were full of mercury vials and hacksaws.

a time of great Victorian craftsmanship and artistry

A number of 'medical tools' can be found here.

Ladies, I bet you'd be hard pressed to guess what #7 pictured above might be used for.

Some more tools of the quackery trade are available here.

There is even a device at #6 to cure Barnsley Bills' issues and there are silver bullets for 'other' medication...

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