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Take for Ague, the grip, pluersy and dipsomania
September 23, 2005 4:50 PM   Subscribe

These are the cures. These are the illnesses. Guaranteed to cure what ails you. A look at the fantastic science of medicine, and the fantastic art of bodies afflicted.
posted by klangklangston (4 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
The Peter Parker collection is incredible. I have never come across medical portraiture in oils before. Some of those paintings, beyond their practical purpose, look so far ahead of their time artistically. Great post.
posted by fire&wings at 6:00 PM on September 23, 2005


You know, when I saw "quackwatch.org", I thought it would be an article about Kevin Trudeau.
posted by clevershark at 6:04 PM on September 23, 2005


Clevershark: Ooh, neat article. I only saw that guy for the first time on TV last week...
posted by klangklangston at 6:14 PM on September 23, 2005


Here's another interesting article on Mr. Trudeau's claims.
posted by clevershark at 6:23 PM on September 23, 2005


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