A kitten resting in a homemade hammock.

Cat in Hammock

A kitten resting in a homemade hammock.

The design may be made of porous materials, or be drilled with holes for decoration; a low back or gaps can provide ventilation. The back may extend above the height of the occupant's head, which can optionally contain a headrest.

Gap Ventilating Chair

The design may be made of porous materials, or be drilled with holes for decoration; a low back or gaps…

An illustration of an man with an injured leg and arm.

Man with Injured Arm & Leg

An illustration of an man with an injured leg and arm.

Tibert the cat was caught in a trap and wounded by the priest who caught him. Reynard the Fox told Tibert that he can find many mice to eat in the priest's barn, knowing the priest has set a trap because Reynard stole a hen from him the night before.

Reynard the Fox: Wounded Tibert

Tibert the cat was caught in a trap and wounded by the priest who caught him. Reynard the Fox told Tibert…

A projectile weapon used to throw a blunt projectile.

A Roman Slinger

A projectile weapon used to throw a blunt projectile.

Greek soldier with sling.

Sling

Greek soldier with sling.

"A sling for the arm made from a triangular bandage." —Davison, 1910

Boy with sling

"A sling for the arm made from a triangular bandage." —Davison, 1910

"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…

"Slings -- This is simply the bight of a rope turned up over its own part; it is frequently made of chain, when a shackle (bow up) takes the place of the bight at s and another at y, connecting the two ends with the part which goes round the mast-head." -Britannica, 1910

Slings

"Slings -- This is simply the bight of a rope turned up over its own part; it is frequently made of…

A cartoon of a young boy, with his arm wrapped in a sling.

Young Boy with Sling

A cartoon of a young boy, with his arm wrapped in a sling.