The artist behind this is Arthur Tress.
This 1863 image from the Wellcome Trust illustrates a distinctly vampiric set of “Syphilitic malformations of the permanent teeth” — makes you wonder if the visual image of the vampire was inspired by the widespread horrors of untreated syphilis (for an exceptionally visceral window into a society wracked by untreated syphilis, have a look at the Mutter Museum’s display of syphilitic skulls). (via Curiously vampiric teeth of untreated syphilis sufferers - Boing Boing)
medieval interrogation chair.
Photo credit: Rory Kelleher
zenman1550 asked: And you, when will you undertake the long and dangerous journey into yourself?
The spine of untreated severe scoliosis.