Tag: Medical History
Cannibal King: What Exactly Were the King’s Drops?
Today, cannibalism is seen as savage and barbarous, but that wasn’t always the case. Marnie Camping-Harris explores historical uses of human body parts in medicine.
Exhibition Review – Anatomy: A Matter of Death and Life
Written by Tristan Craig. Exploring the long, and at times bloody, history of medical practice, ‘Anatomy: A Matter of Death and Life’ offers a fresh glimpse into the lives and minds of those who shaped the discipline. Tristan Craig discusses the National of Museum of Scotland’s latest exhibition and the enduring legacy of Edinburgh’s most…