On Museum Day 2015 my friend Anne and I headed over to three museums. From the list of open museums this little known one caught my attention. I was not disappointed. It is facinating to see how quickly caring for the sick transformed over the past 100 years.
Iron Lung use to treat Polio patients
Lamp placed outside pharmacy to warn about disease
Is this the result of too much touching?
Phrenology, a pseudo-scinece believed the study of the structure of the skull determined a person’s character and mental capacity. Briefly popular in the 1700s but lacked scientific evidence.
Well some work, and some provided no real benefits. I like the name of this device.
Nurses had much to do.
It is a start. It was better than the alternative!
Used by my ob-gyn to hasten the arrival of my son who was interferring with his vacation.
Who remembers this baby? This looks so “yesterday!”
House call, a thing of the past
Found a face staring at me!