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Ten realms within the body -- Utagawa Kuniteru III, c. 1885. UCSF maintains a collection of 400 health-themed woodblock prints from 19th-century Japan. The collection offers a unique look at Japanese medical knowledge in the late Edo and early Meiji periods.


German: brille (lenses of clear ground beryl)

by Zakarīyā’ ibn Muḥammad al-Qazwīnī, originally published in 1283


1466 German: detail of St. Peter with nietbrille by Friedrich Herlin of Nördlingen, altarpiece in St. Jacob's Church in Rothenburg ob der Tauber


One of the earliest (if not first) schematic illustrations of the eye ever published. Gregor Reisch (1467?- 1525)

Alchemisch-medizinisches Hausbuch des Pfarrers Valentinus aus Ottrau - ORKA (Open repository Kassel)