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The Many Lives of the Medieval Wound Man

- December 7, 2016 in Art & Illustrations, early modern medicine, Featured Articles, injury, medieval medicine, Science & Medicine, surgery, wound man

Sliced, stabbed, punctured, bleeding, harassed on all sides by various weaponry, the curious image of Wound Man is a frequent presence in the world of medieval and early modern medical manuscripts. Jack Hartnell explores this enigmatic figure’s journey through the centuries.

Anatomical Illustrations from 15th-century England

- January 5, 2016 in anatomy, galen, pseudo-galen, wound man

Anatomical illustrations from an English medical treatise dating from the mid 15th century, including a Wound Man illustration, depicting a man who has been stabbed, bitten, and wounded by arrows, as well as bludgeoned in the arm and head.

Anatomical Illustrations from 15th-century England

- January 5, 2016 in anatomy, galen, pseudo-galen, wound man

Anatomical illustrations from an English medical treatise dating from the mid 15th century, including a Wound Man illustration, depicting a man who has been stabbed, bitten, and wounded by arrows, as well as bludgeoned in the arm and head.