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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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’: