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"Exploring the world of alternative therapies and ancient wisdoms: from Thomas Hardy's Wessex to Chinese Acupuncture, Stone therapy to the Pharmacy of the Future

Background imageAlternative Collection: Map of the Wessex of the Novels and Poems of Thomas Hardy (engraving)

Map of the Wessex of the Novels and Poems of Thomas Hardy (engraving)
6026362 Map of the Wessex of the Novels and Poems of Thomas Hardy (engraving) by Walker, Emery (1851-1933); Private Collection; (add.info.: Map of the Wessex of the Novels and Poems of Thomas Hardy)

Background imageAlternative Collection: Chinese Acupuncturechart

Chinese Acupuncturechart
CHINESE ACUPUNCTURE CHART showing the crucial locations on the body

Background imageAlternative Collection: Pharmacy of the Future

Pharmacy of the Future
EMIL ADOLF VON BEHRING German bacteriologist who won Nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1901

Background imageAlternative Collection: Stone therapy

Stone therapy
MODEL RELEASED. Stone therapy. Woman lying on her front with stones placed along her spine. The stones are heated to warm the muscles of the back

Background imageAlternative Collection: Male dummy showing acupuncture meridians & points

Male dummy showing acupuncture meridians & points
Acupuncture dummy. Front view of a male acupuncture dummy showing meridians and acupuncture points. There are twelve main meridians (coloured lines)

Background imageAlternative Collection: Candle

Candle burning in a glass container

Background imageAlternative Collection: Benzaiten or Benten

Benzaiten or Benten
Alternative names for the goddess of grace and beauty, the tutelary genius of the island of Enoshima, the type of ideal womanhood

Background imageAlternative Collection: Hellebore flowers

Hellebore flowers (Helleborus sp.). This plant is poisonous, but preparations made from it have been used in herbal medicine for centuries

Background imageAlternative Collection: Aztec folk healer, shaman practising spiritual cleansing, Zocalo, Plaza de la Constitucion

Aztec folk healer, shaman practising spiritual cleansing, Zocalo, Plaza de la Constitucion, Mexico City, Mexico, North America

Background imageAlternative Collection: Malvern Water Cure (2)

Malvern Water Cure (2)
(2 of 12) Water Cure at Malvern The Packing " Now this is what I call being jolly!"

Background imageAlternative Collection: Acupuncture in 17th Cent

Acupuncture in 17th Cent
Travellers in the East bring back accounts of different medical processes : this Chinese diagram of acupuncture points is published in a German scientific journal

Background imageAlternative Collection: Homeopathic Cocoa

Homeopathic Cocoa
The manufacturers of Crunchie bars venture into alternative medicine with HOMAEOPATHIC COCOA. If it is diluted like homeopathic remedies, it can t have much taste !

Background imageAlternative Collection: Malvern Water Cure (8)

Malvern Water Cure (8)
(8 of 12) Water Cure at Malvern. Sitz Bath and wet sheet 6o clock winters morn. " This is delightful, very!!!"

Background imageAlternative Collection: Wind turbines

Wind turbines silhouetted at sunset. Wind turbines can be used to generate electricity from wind on a commercial scale. Wind power is an important environmentally-friendly alternative to fossil

Background imageAlternative Collection: View of several acupuncture needles

View of several acupuncture needles
Acupuncture needles. View of several needles used in acupuncture. Acupuncture has been used in Eastern medicine for thousands of years

Background imageAlternative Collection: Acupuncture model

Acupuncture model. Model of the human body marked with acupuncture points (labelled dots) and meridians (coloured lines). Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese system of medicine

Background imageAlternative Collection: Pile of stones

Pile of stones used for stone therapy. Bamboo (family Poaceae) is at the top. The stones can be heated and placed along the spine to warm the muscles in the back

Background imageAlternative Collection: Cupping

Cupping
MODEL RELEASED. Cupping. Cupping, or fire cupping, is a practice derived from Chinese medicine and is used in the treatment of respiratory conditions and musculoskeletal pains

Background imageAlternative Collection: Hellebore flowers

Hellebore flowers (Helleborus sp.). This plant is poisonous, but preparations made from it have been used in herbal medicine for centuries

Background imageAlternative Collection: Persian pharmacy, 13th century artwork

Persian pharmacy, 13th century artwork
Persian pharmacy. 13th century Arabic artwork entitled The Preparation of Medicine from Honey. This image was produced in Baghdad, Iraq, whilst it was still part of the Persian Empire

Background imageAlternative Collection: TREPANNING: SKULL. Trepanned Pre-Columbian skull found in Peru

TREPANNING: SKULL. Trepanned Pre-Columbian skull found in Peru

Background imageAlternative Collection: 2010 Tesla Roadster

2010 Tesla Roadster

Background imageAlternative Collection: 2010 Tesla Roadster

2010 Tesla Roadster

Background imageAlternative Collection: (Panax quinquefolium). Colored engraving, American, c1818

(Panax quinquefolium). Colored engraving, American, c1818
BOTANY: GINSENG (Panax quinquefolium). Colored engraving, American, c1818

Background imageAlternative Collection: Wind turbines, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, Europe

Wind turbines, Albacete, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, Europe

Background imageAlternative Collection: Acupuncture

Acupuncture
ACUPUNCTURE The Meridian of the Large Intestine

Background imageAlternative Collection: Radiation Therapy / 1928

Radiation Therapy / 1928
A group of young boys, wearing protective goggles are subjected to radiation therapy, using ultra violet light

Background imageAlternative Collection: Solar panel with sun

Solar panel with sun

Background imageAlternative Collection: punk era April 1983 - fashion, portrait, young woman, make up, punks

punk era April 1983 - fashion, portrait, young woman, make up, punks

Background imageAlternative Collection: Lexus CT200h (hybrid), 2012, Red, dark

Lexus CT200h (hybrid), 2012, Red, dark
Lexus CT200h (hybrid) 2012 Red dark

Background imageAlternative Collection: Konstantin Buteyko, Soviet doctor

Konstantin Buteyko, Soviet doctor
Konstantin Pavlovich Buteyko (1923-2003), Soviet medical doctor and researcher. In the 1950s, Buteyko, a Ukrainian, developed a theory on the effects of deep breathing (hyperventilation)

Background imageAlternative Collection: Cupping

Cupping
MODEL RELEASED. Cupping. Therapist heating cups on a clients back. Cupping, or fire cupping, is a is a practice derived from Chinese medicine

Background imageAlternative Collection: A group of three transvestites

A group of three transvestites
Three transvestite ladies in suits and smart hats stand arm-in-arm

Background imageAlternative Collection: Remedial Gymnastics

Remedial Gymnastics
Diagram to show methods of curative gentle exercise

Background imageAlternative Collection: Chinese Acupuncture Char

Chinese Acupuncture Char
An ancient Chinese acupuncture chart

Background imageAlternative Collection: John Wyclif and the Lollards

John Wyclif and the Lollards
John Wyclif, Christian theologian and reformer, sending out some of his followers, known as Lollards, on their teaching missions

Background imageAlternative Collection: Morrissey, lead singer of Manchester group The Smiths, performing in concert

Morrissey, lead singer of Manchester group The Smiths, performing in concert. 12th March 1984

Background imageAlternative Collection: Acupuncture model

Acupuncture model. Model of the human body marked with acupuncture points (labelled dots) and meridians (coloured lines). Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese system of medicine

Background imageAlternative Collection: Acupuncture chart

Acupuncture chart

Background imageAlternative Collection: Massaging baby toes

Massaging baby toes
MODEL RELEASED. Massaging baby toes. Hands massaging the feet and toes of a baby. Massage is used to promote relaxation, relieve muscle spasms

Background imageAlternative Collection: Animal magnetism, satirical artwork

Animal magnetism, satirical artwork
Animal magnetism. Satirical artwork depicting a patient and animal magnetism practitioner with animal heads. Animal magnetism was developed by the German physician Franz Mesmer (1734-1815)

Background imageAlternative Collection: 2010 Tesla Roadster

2010 Tesla Roadster

Background imageAlternative Collection: Tobacco farm in Norfolk

Tobacco farm in Norfolk
Tobacco workers at Major J. F. Whitmores farm at Methwold in Norfolk, loading leaves onto a specially constructed cart. The female workers can be seen wearing a more practical alternative to

Background imageAlternative Collection: Solar photovoltaic panels on roof Centre for Alternative Technology Machynlleth Wales UK

Solar photovoltaic panels on roof Centre for Alternative Technology Machynlleth Wales UK
MAB-1005 Solar photovoltaic panels on roof Centre for Alternative Technology Machynlleth Wales UK Mark Boulton Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only

Background imageAlternative Collection: Tarantism Cure / 1877

Tarantism Cure / 1877
FRINGE CURES : Curing tarantism by dancing the tarantella

Background imageAlternative Collection: Acupuncture

Acupuncture
ACUPUNCTURE The Meridian of the Heart

Background imageAlternative Collection: Mesmers tub at his consulting room in parish which opened soon after his treatise

Mesmers tub at his consulting room in parish which opened soon after his treatise Memoire sur la decouverte de magnetism animal in 1779

Background imageAlternative Collection: Wind Turbines Along The Coast; Solway Firth Dumfries Scotland

Wind Turbines Along The Coast; Solway Firth Dumfries Scotland



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"Exploring the world of alternative therapies and ancient wisdoms: from Thomas Hardy's Wessex to Chinese Acupuncture, Stone therapy to the Pharmacy of the Future. Discovering the secrets of healing through unconventional methods like acupuncture meridians and points on a male dummy, or experiencing rejuvenation at Malvern Water Cure. Unveiling the mystical powers of Benzaiten and witnessing the futuristic allure of a 2010 Tesla Roadster. Embracing cultural traditions with an Aztec folk healer practicing spiritual cleansing in Plaza de la Constitucion. Delving into history with acupuncture practices in the 17th century, while indulging in Homeopathic Cocoa for holistic well-being. Join us on this journey as we explore alternative paths towards health and wellness. "