Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend.Inside of a dog there’s a bunch of wet red stuff and bones and shit. I haven’t quite figured out how to put a dog back together, though. To be honest it’s more complicated than I expected. Maybe I should look it up in a book. Don’t worry, Scruffy! I’ve got a copy of Virtue’s Household Physician somewhere around here….

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend.
Inside of a dog there’s a bunch of wet red stuff and bones and shit. I haven’t quite figured out how to put a dog back together, though. To be honest it’s more complicated than I expected. Maybe I should look it up in a book. 
Don’t worry, Scruffy! I’ve got a copy of Virtue’s Household Physician somewhere around here….

collaterlysisters
collaterlysisters:

cauldronandcross:

The Physician, the Woman and Death, Ivo Saliger 1921

you might see this and think it’s an especially paternalistic metaphor for fighting off death but he’s actually a notorious quack trying to prevent her recently-excised skeleton from successfully returning to the body. this famous 1921 case was responsible for the formation of the FDA and the regulation of medicine as we know it. tragically beautiful

collaterlysisters:

cauldronandcross:

The Physician, the Woman and Death, Ivo Saliger 1921

you might see this and think it’s an especially paternalistic metaphor for fighting off death but he’s actually a notorious quack trying to prevent her recently-excised skeleton from successfully returning to the body. this famous 1921 case was responsible for the formation of the FDA and the regulation of medicine as we know it. tragically beautiful