Mother dressing her baby

Baby being dressed

Mother dressing her baby

A hand, with a bandage wound around the wrist.

Bandaged hand

A hand, with a bandage wound around the wrist.

A mother dressing her son.

Boy

A mother dressing her son.

"Showing how an improvised apparatus may be used for a broken radius. This temporary dressing consists of two pieces of oak bark for splints, with grass for padding, and is secured in place by a boy's long stocking and a pocket handkerchief." — Blaisedell, 1904

Boy with dressing

"Showing how an improvised apparatus may be used for a broken radius. This temporary dressing consists…

"The cestus used in later times, in the public games, was a most formidable weapon. It was frequently covered with knobs and nails, and loaded with lead and iron.  Figures with the cestus frequently occur on ancient remains. They appear to have been of various forms as appears in the fololowing specimens taken from ancient monuments." — Anthon, 1891

Cestus

"The cestus used in later times, in the public games, was a most formidable weapon. It was frequently…

"This striking picture, by a celebrated French artist, has excited marked attention ever since it was first exhibited at the Paris Salon. The grouping is admirable, and by the abscence of all accessories the interest is skillfully concentrated on the principal personage, the attending surgeon, and the pale boy whose arm he is bandaging and who is striving not to wince beneath the treatment. That the hurt is not trifling is shown by the basin of blood and the look of concern in the counternances of the surrounding family, who are yet sufficiently composed to indicate that there is no imminent danger. The strongly lined faces of the peasants, with their vary expressions, contrasted with the rude interior, form a graphic study." — Blaisedell, 1904

Doctor

"This striking picture, by a celebrated French artist, has excited marked attention ever since it was…

A bandaged foot.

Bandaged foot

A bandaged foot.

An illustration of a girl sitting in a chair and putting on her shoes.

Girl Sitting in Chair and Putting on Shoes

An illustration of a girl sitting in a chair and putting on her shoes.

"The bandaging will stop all ordinary bleeding. Generally this is all that is necessary for the first treatment and sometimes it is all that is needed for several days." — Moss, 1914

Coat sling

"The bandaging will stop all ordinary bleeding. Generally this is all that is necessary for the first…

"The bandaging will stop all ordinary bleeding. Generally this is all that is necessary for the first treatment and sometimes it is all that is needed for several days." — Moss, 1914

Sleeve sling

"The bandaging will stop all ordinary bleeding. Generally this is all that is necessary for the first…

Dressing slates.

Splitting slates

Dressing slates.

"The principal of a tourniquet is easily understood, a pad or compass placed on the line of the artery and a strap or band to go over the pad and around the limb so that, when tightened, it will press the pad down upon the artery and interrupt the flow of the blood." — Moss, 1914

Tourniquet

"The principal of a tourniquet is easily understood, a pad or compass placed on the line of the artery…