Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Free "Manikins" for your examination

This vintage ad for a home medical journal was on the site Forgotten Bookmarks. It gives the source as  "The Extremities" by Daniel P. Quiring, Ph. D. Published by Lea and Febiger, 1946.

I have a feeling these educational materials ended up being used for different means. Especially if discovered by the household's adolescent boys...


  1. There's a towel wrapped around the man's waist, but nothing around the woman's waist.

    1. I noticed that, too. I assumed that it lifted to show his penis, and that the woman was shown already bare because of sexism in the ad. But I don't know.