This century image. (killing adulterers) The man fornicating/being killed is wearing a Jewish cap, which, astonishingly, was a cap worn by Jews in the Middle Ages. The woman’s hose are visible, tied with girdle below the knee.
A gouty man having his foot caressed by a voluptuous woman with a crown, another crowned woman listens in the doorway; representing King George IV with his mistress the Marchioness of Hertford and his wife Queen Caroline of Brunswick.
(Death of Philippota of Catena). Giovanni Boccaccio, De casibus virorum illustrium (in the French translation of Laurent de Premierfait, Des cas des ruynes des nobles hommes et femmes). Netherlands, S. (Bruges), c.
Man bathing in tubRoyal 10 E IV [Calendarium, Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the Smithfield Decretals) - Edited by Raymund of Peñafort, with gloss of Bernard of Parma - Last quarter of the century or quarter of the century]
A Doleful Disaster, or Miss Fubby Fatarmin's Wig Caught Fire Thomas Rowlandson London: [Published] by Thomas Tegg, Colored etching. BMCat 12147 Accidents such as this print depicts must not have been uncommon.
Dropsy Courting Consumption Thomas Rowlandson (British, London London) Publisher: Thomas Tegg (London) Date: October 1810 Medium: Hand-colored etching. The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959 Accession Number:
Ottoman dental book showing molars infected with toothworms. As early as Babylonian times and lasting well into the 18 century, it was thought that a toothache was caused by worms. The theory was disproved by Jacob Christian Schaffer in Tooth worms?