The Quack Doctor

               Apothecaries, quacks and charlatans!

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Thomas Eakins, The Gross Clinic, 1875.

 
Got a malady? Then the quack apothecaries of yesteryears will be sure to have the cure for you. But we warned, it might taste nasty or be downright dangerous!

http://thequackdoctor.com/

An example of the oddness of quackery:

The Electric Corset of Cornelius Bennett Harness.

Read about his strange contraption here:

http://thequackdoctor.com/index.php/harness-electric-corset-with-podcast/

It has a podcast also.

A very entertaining website. Medical history is fascinating!

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I am a classical music enthusiast, history geek, artist and writer.
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