Surgery and Medicine: An Image Archive of Vintage Medical Images for Artists and Designers

Type: Books

Are you looking to gain access to hundreds of beautifully rendered vintage medial and surgical illustrations to use in graphic design projects, collages and fine art projects? Alternatively, are you looking for the best reference material available for your own vintage medical inspired illustrations and designs?


This 2020 offering from Vault Editions is a brilliantly curated resource that will provide you with precisely that. This book features a fascinating curated collection of 17th and 18th-century engravings, etchings and lithographs exploring dentistry, eye surgery, amputation, rhinoplasty, prosthetics, bandages and dressing, childbirth, surgical tools and much more.



This book contains highly graphic images. If you are not comfortable with surgery being performed on the human body, this may not be the book for you. However, if you're interested in accessing a treasury of bizarre imagery that documents the amazing progression that lead to modern medicine as we know it, keep reading.