Sunday, September 02, 2012

Wound Man, c.1400s


Johannes de Ketham's Fasciculus Medicinae(Venice, 1492)

“Wound Man" is an illustration which first appeared in European surgical texts in the Middle Ages. It laid out schematically the various wounds a person might suffer in battle or in accidents”
- Wikipedia

 Retronaut

2 comments:

Mike said...

Nice. I may borrow this for a post so I can point out how the most important part never seems to get wounded.

The Nag said...

I noticed that as well .