Breathing a Vein (1804) by James Gillray

An ill man came to a doctor for relief. Unfortunately, the doctors of that time were not sufficient. The doctor suggested and then performed blood letting on the patient. It is safe to say that ‘Breathing a Vein’ only made things worst.

Breathing a Vein (1804) by James Gillray

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Skeleton Watercolor (19th Century) By Unknown

This anatomical image is by an unknown Persian artist. It is more comical then informative! In my opinion, it looks much older than the 19th Century, but it is labeled so by the source.

Skeleton Watercolor (19th Century) By Unknown

Image source. Credit: The Wellcome Collection by the Wellcome Library, London. Copyrighted under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0

Inktober 2019 By Kelley Coleman

Inktober is a month long art challenge. Every day for the month of October participants create an art piece. This post features the 2019 Inktober art by Kelley Coleman.

Her drawings are a mixture of weird, funny, and random – just the way us rascals here at The Leery like things.

Kelley Coleman – The Artist

“Ring” – Day 1

“Mindless” – Day 2

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Frog Administering an Enema (1885) By Frederic Desire Hillemacher

Just your average frog enema illustration. A sick frog is administered an enema by one of his companions. They also have quite the audience.

Frog Administering an Enema (1885) By Frederic Desire Hillemacher

Image source. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images
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