Vignettes at Large

Health care now and then

Bitter Medicines

Paul Emile Destouches: can love triumph over disease

Dentistry by candlelight

Home therapy

Physicians disputing while patients suffers

Pulse and urine

The monkey as barber

The waiting room

Travelling healer pulls a tooth

Twelth century manuscript

Waiting for the doctor

 

Hacks and quacks

Areas of the brain

Electrotherapy

James Morrison’s vegetable cure

Medical pseudoscience

Painted pony

Practical hydrotherapy

Spectacle seller

The anatomist

Tuttle’s Family elixir

Using a steam machine with pulley to extract a tooth