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Kynstkamera. St. Petersburg, Russia. "It is said that this Museum of Medical Oddities was started by Peter the Great in 1714 in an effort to bring Russia out of the dark ages of superstition"

Kunstkamera in St. Petersburg, Russia Peter the Great started this Museum of Medical Oddities in 1714 in an effort to bring Russia out of the dark ages of superstition.

Blanche Dumas was born on the island of Martinique in 1860. She had a third leg attached to her sacrum, and her two primary legs were said to be imperfectly developed. The third leg was without a mobile joint. She had double genitalia as well as a duplicate bowel and bladder. To the right of her middle leg was the stump of another limb. Promoters sought to maximize its appeal by adorning it with nipples and advertising it a pair of extra breasts.

BLANCHE DUMAS - 3 Legged Courtesan

Blanche Dumas, born Martinique third leg attached to her sacrum, and two primary legs said to be imperfectly developed.

penis display at Anatomy Museum Glagow by alisonswankie, via Flickr

penis display at Anatomy Museum Glagow by alisonswankie. Science has such a huge fascination with males members.

Joseph Carey Merrick, better known as “The Elephant Man,” became well known in British circles during the Victorian Era. Born with a congenital disorder that began to change his appearance at the age of three, his startling disfigurement made him a popular sideshow attraction. When sideshows were made illegal in England, Joseph was taken in by a doctor and taught to be a gentleman in both manner and dress.

Joseph Carey Merrick, better known as “The Elephant Man,” became well known in…

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Visions Within Mechanism Industrial Surrealism by Jeffrey Scott - Baby got back (a weird one haha)!

Museum of the Weird - #8 in the Top 10 Macabre Museums (FYI, some of these museums house some incredibly weird things!)

Museum of the Weird - in the Top 10 Macabre Museums (FYI, some of these museums house some incredibly weird things!

Examples of the some of the various deformations of the fetus known to cause dystocia  Dystocia (dys - “bad”, tokos - “childbirth”, meaning a difficult labor) could be caused by either the mother’s body, or the shape of the fetus. In these cases, the fetal form was the sole cause of dystocia (and C-section), and in the case of the thoracopagus twins, the cause of the death of the mother. An American Text-Book of Obstetrics, for Practitioners and Students. 1895.

Examples of the some of the various deformations of the fetus known to cause dystocia Dystocia (dys - “bad”, tokos - “childbirth”, meaning a difficult labor) could be caused by either the mother’s body, or the shape of the fetus. In these cases, the.

Mermaid syndrome, Sirenomelia. Maternal diabetes is associated with this deformity. It is very rare for a baby to survive this due to organ complications.

Maternal diabetes is associated with this deformity. It is very rare for a baby to survive this due to organ complications.

10 Rarest Birthmarks (birthmarks, birth marks) - ODDEE

10 Rarest Birthmarks - birthmarks, birth marks

At first glance, this man looks like he is part-man, part-wolf, but look closely and you will see that it is actually a giant birthmark and body hair. Zhang Hongming from Chongqing, south-eastern China

Strange medical relics from the Mutter Museum

The Mutter Museum is a medical museum. It contains a collection of medical oddities, anatomical and pathological specimens, wax models, and antique medical e.

Who put Bella in the witch elm? In 1943 the remains of a murdered woman were found, stuffed into a hollow tree. The graffiti "who put Bella in the witch elm?" has been appearing in the area ever since. The question has never been answered, though theories of black magic and espionage have been put forward. - Click for story

Who put Bella in the witch elm? In 1943 the remains of a murdered woman were found, stuffed into a hollow tree. The graffiti "who put Bella in the witch elm?" has been appearing in the area ever since. The question has never been answered, though theories

A Brief History of Monsters -

Fedor Jeftichew better known as Jo-Jo the Dog-Faced Boy (later Jo-Jo the Dog-Faced Man), was a famous sideshow performer who was brought to the United States of America by P.

San Pietroburgo

Affreschi in mostra sui muri di San Pietroburgo - Repubblica.it

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