Laudanum: alcoholic tincture of opium, sometimes sweetened with sugar (also called wine of opium). The century was marked by a widespread use: cheaper than a bottle of wine and not taxed as an alcoholic beverage. The addictive properties were not known.
At Rest”, by Italian artist Paolo Schmidlin, is a painted bronze sculpture of Marilyn Monroe in her casket. The work presents the actress in the green dress and scarf she was buried in, complete with a veil covering her open coffin.
Bellocq - The rough side of being an Old West prostitute.not only were old west prostitues not treated fairly but they got beat by men if they did not obey them. This led to ladies of the West standing up for what is right.
Yoshitaka Amano, japanese graphic artist and character designer, usually made his illustrations with ink and watercolor. Well known for designing characters for video games such as Final Fantasy, or his artwork in Sandman or Vampire Hunter D.
biomedicalephemera: “ poorimpulsecontrol: “ “ Image of Rhoda Derry a patient in Bartonville Asylum Rhoda Derry was born in Adams County. She was the daughter of a wealthy farmer and she was a strikingly handsome girl. While still in her teens, she.
Skeleton of mother and baby, who both died during birth. My mother's mother died giving birth to her 8 th child so I guess her skeleton must look like this because the baby died inside of her. How very sad for my Mom to grow up without a mother.