Wound Man, mid century, Venice from London’s Wellcome Library’s collection of medieval anatomy diagrams. This wound man hails from the and offers all sorts of valuable advice on how to remove swords from his torso and extremities.
“Wound Man is an illustration which first appeared in European surgical texts in the Middle Ages. It laid out schematically the various wounds a person might suffer in battle or in accidents” - Retronaut
Figure of a pregnant woman, a woodcut with hand colour, is from Fasciculus Medicinae, one of the first printed medical books with anatomical illustrations. This collection of medical treatises was published in Venice in
The Picts were a group of early Mediaeval Celtic people, who would adorn themselves from head to toe in tattoos of ancient Pictish symbols. The Myke name originates from the pictish tribe from Scotland.