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CHINA: LILY FOOT. An x-ray of a 'lily footed' woman of China, c1890-1923.
HIPPOCRATIC OATH. The Hippocratic oath, Hippocrates' code of ethical conduct
YELLOW FEVER, CUBA, c1900. 'Conquerors of Yellow Fever.' Cuban physician Dr
BLOODLETTING CHART, 1493. 'The Zodiac Man,' the oldest printed bloodletting chart
PLAGUE OF LONDON, 1665. Lord, have mercy on London
BROTHERHOOD OF MERCY. Costume worn by members of the Brotherhood of Mercy when dealing
FIRST VACCINATION, 1796. The First Vaccination by Edward Jenner, 14 May 1796. Photogravure
ARAB EYE TREATISE. Page from a 13th century Arabic manuscript of Hunayn's Treatise
POTAWATOMI MEDICINE STICK. Stick containing many recipes for medicinal cures, used
PLAGUE: DANCE OF THE RATS. Rats dancing at the time of the plague. Oil on canvas, c1800.
OPEN-AIR PHARMACY. An open-air pharmacy and various methods of medical care-giving: illuminated ms
THE DENTIST, 1629. Oil/panel by Jan Miense Molenaer (Dutch, 1610-1668).
ASCLEPIUS. Greek god of medicine; frieze detail from the Temple of Asclepius, c4th century B
JONAS SALK (1914-1995). American medical scientist; developer of polio vaccine
DENTISTRY, 1920s. American home dentistry in the 1920s.
STEEN: QUACK, 17th CENTURY. 'The Quack.' Oil on canvas by Jan Steen (1626-1679).
PLAGUE IN MARSEILLES, 1720. Detail of contemporary painting by Michel Serre.
CHINA: SMALLPOX. Chinese girl suffering from smallpox: watercolor.
NATIVE AMERICANS: DISEASE. Native Americans of Florida tending their sick by trepanning (at left)
POLIO CERTIFICATE, 1954. American "Polio Pioneer" certificate and lapel
ALCHEMY: LABORATORY. An alchemist (seated left wearing eyeglasses) and his assistants
DORÃƒÂ‰: JESUS HEALING SICK. Matthew 15:30. Color engraving after Gustave DorÃƒÂ©
PLAGUE COSTUME of a physician at Marseilles, France: color French engraving, 1720.
DOCTOR TAKING PULSE Doctor taking the pulse of a patient, an ancient Chinese medical procedure
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