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4 Humours  by Irina Sidorova, via Behance

University project, interpretation of Hippocrates Theory about 4 humours.

Tracciamenti, Paper Dress

Tracciamenti, Paper Dress -- This seems to be a Korean hanbok or choson-ot. A great idea for a quilting pattern!

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Cztery temperamenty

Medieval Science (Scientia): Medieval Medicine: The Four Humours

A mountain with seven terraces and a temple hidden within, whose steps each list a stage of the alchemical process. The seven planetary metals in human form stand on each terrace, while the zodiac is depicted in an arch around the mountain

Slideshow:‘The Art of Alchemy’ at Getty Research Institute by Blouin Artinfo Datebook (image - BLOUIN ARTINFO, The Premier Global Online Destination for Art and Culture

Physicians consulting a series of patients in a sick room

Rare 500-year-old illustrated medical book shows doctors analysing urine to diagnose illness and brushing lice from a boy's hair

'De Hortus Sanitatis': A rare book detailing some of the earliest European…

041 - Michelangelo Cactani, La Materia della Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri, via Flickr.

041 - Michelangelo Cactani, La Materia della Divina Commedia di Dante Alighieri, via Flickr.

tabulae sceleti e musculorum corporis humani, 1749. anatomist - rernhard siegfried albinus artist - jan wandelaar image: courtesy of the national library of medicine

brains-and-bodies: “ An illustration comparing internal anatomy to the interior of a house from Hebrew encyclopedia ‘Ma’a’seh Toviyah’ by Toviyah Kats, Source: The Irregular Anatomist ”

Doctor Examining a Flask before a Patient within a Uroscopy Wheel (detail), from To Judge the Color of Urine (and of the Pulse), 1494, unknown artist. History and Special Collections Division for the Sciences, UCLA Library Special Collections

Doctor Examining a Flask before a Patient within a Uroscopy Wheel (detail), from To Judge the Color of Urine (and of the Pulse), unknown artist. History and Special Collections Division for the Sciences, UCLA Library Special Collections

Galenic humor chart as it relates to astronomy. During the medieval period, people believed that illness was caused by disturbances in the "humours" of the body. Also utilized was astrology- how the environment and stars contributed to health.

Galenic humor chart as it relates to astronomy. During the medieval period, people believed that illness was caused by disturbances in the "humours" of the body. Also utilized was astrology- how the environment and stars contributed to health.

The Harmonograph A harmonograph is a mechanical drawing device that shows the relationship between weight intervals. The vibrating frequency of an object has a direct connection with its physical proportions.

The Harmonograph A harmonograph is a mechanical drawing device that shows the relationship between weight intervals. The vibrating frequency of an object has a direct connection with its physical proportions.

Illustrated title-page from Petrus de Montagnana from Ketham, Johannes de: Fasciculus medicinae by University of Glasgow Library, via Flickr

A image of a urine wheel from the 1500 edition of the rare medical textbook Fasciculus medicinae. Each section describes how urine should look at each stage of digestion. Medical practitioners can then colour in the glass to match it to the description.

bruegel triumph of death | Pieter Bruegel’s The Triumph of Death

Pieter Bruegel’s The Triumph of Death

The Triumph of Death Pieter Bruegel the Elder c. 1562 oil on panel 117 cm × 162 cm Museo del Prado, Madrid

A. Poiteau. Prune de Monsieur, 18th century

Vintage Kitchen Wall Art Adorable vintage botanical illustration of a variety of plum. Four vintage fruit illustrations in the set.

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