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Jan 26, 2011

hypnosis & hysteria

Images of hysterics under hypnosis at Salpêtrière
from D.M. Bourneville and P. Régnard

Photographic Iconography of Salpêtrière (Paris, 1876-1880)

Manuel pratique d'hypnotisme, 1941

Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and the Theater of Medicine

Une leçon clinique à la Salpêtrière
(A Clinical Lesson at the Salpêtrière)
by André Brouillet, 1887

Hysteria - chronophotography
Jean-Martin Charcot

Jean-Martin Charcot’s Vibration Chair
for Parkinson disease, 1892

illustration by Brian Rea

"Theory is good, but it doesn't prevent things from existing"
Jean-Martin Charcot, 1886

Jean-Martin Charcot
by Eduardo Tofano, 1881


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