1. Parts Party – The ‘Ribbed’ Liver

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    April 9, 2013 by Victorian Body Parts Conference

    UPDATE: Barts Pathology Museum has found a real-life (dead) example for us! Specimen N.192 is an example of how women …
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  2. The Parts Party – ‘Heroic Treatment’

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    March 21, 2013 by Victorian Body Parts Conference

    Here at the Victorian Body Parts blog, as you would imagine, we’re rather keen to have a good old ogle at some of the more curious ‘articulations’ of the Victorian body. So, from time to time, we’ll post an example of a “bit” of the nineteenth-century body to whet your appetite for the conference.

    We’re calling it the ‘Parts Party’ – and no, you can’t stop us.

    For our first example, we’re delighted to show you a patient of what is euphemistically dubbed ‘heroic treatment’: