this series of images that i discovered in the LIFE archives fascinated me because up until that point i had never even thought that such a thing as a “medical art school” would exist. but of course, yes. i’m just grateful that more gory things weren’t documented. if i wanted to see that i would just switch on my TV (Outlander and The Knick, i’m looking at you).

Medical Art School
Medical Art School
Medical Art School
Medical Art School
Medical Art School
Medical Art School
Medical Art School
Medical Art School
Medical Art School

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  1. This is brilliant. Reminds me of a quite sickening illustrated book called “Sick Rose”. Love these photos!

  2. That is awesome! Being a medical student, I’ve come to really appreciate all those crazy detailed, unsettling medical illustrations. I should go to medical art school…

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