7 Responses to “Mystery medical history photos

  1. Ultan says:

    It seems to be a model to demonstrate the placement and branchings of the superficial cranial nerves, the muscles innervated by those nerves and major superficial vasculature.

  2. Robert says:

    @Ultan: I think the Stanford University School of Medicine might be looking for a different kind of answer ;)

  3. Robert says:

    They kinda look like yearbook photos. And #2 kinda looks like a young Rick Moranis.

  4. TroofSeeker says:

    It’s the head of George Custer. Most of the skin has been removed, and he seems to be staring at a quantity of Native Americans that far exceeds what he had expected.

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  7. Lauren O says:

    I work at Stanford’s main campus library, and I’m always sending and receiving books from the Lane Medical Library. It’s so weird to suddenly see that name up on BoingBoing.

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