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"Pain: A Historical Journey Through Suffering and Resilience" In the depths of a Victorian scrap, we witness a dentist pulling a tooth

Background imagePain Collection: Victorian scrap - dentist pulling a tooth

Victorian scrap - dentist pulling a tooth. late 19th century

Background imagePain Collection: Consequences, illustration by William Heath Robinson

Consequences, illustration by William Heath Robinson
Consequences -- How the thoughtlessness of a butterfly seriously affected a bishops corn, illustration by William Heath Robinson. Credit must appear as: Courtesy of Mrs J. C

Background imagePain Collection: William Tell, Junr. by George Studdy

William Tell, Junr. by George Studdy
Bonzo suffers from his masters new craze for freak golf. Poor Bonzo gets whacked on the head with a golf club when his owner decides to use his nose instead of a tee on the green

Background imagePain Collection: Gout (Bunbury)

Gout (Bunbury)
No need for the sufferer from GOUT to wait till he gets to Hell - the devil gives him a foretaste of the torments that await him

Background imagePain Collection: Knee pain, conceptual artwork

Knee pain, conceptual artwork

Background imagePain Collection: Joint pain, conceptual artwork

Joint pain, conceptual artwork

Background imagePain Collection: A simple device for removing a wart

A simple device for removing a wart
Contrary to the title of this picture, a complicated and convoluted machine to help a sufferer remove a wart from his head

Background imagePain Collection: Ellimans embrocation

Ellimans embrocation
Colour advertisement from 1914 for Ellimans Embrocation showing a hunting scene. Ellimans was a well-known remedy for easing joint pain with formulae for both horses and humans

Background imagePain Collection: Gout Devil Bites 1799

Gout Devil Bites 1799
A little devil sinks his teeth into the swollen foot of a gout sufferer

Background imagePain Collection: The Death of Cato of Utica (95-46 BC) 1797 (oil on canvas) (b / w photo)

The Death of Cato of Utica (95-46 BC) 1797 (oil on canvas) (b / w photo)
XIR215459 The Death of Cato of Utica (95-46 BC) 1797 (oil on canvas) (b/w photo) by Guerin, Baron Pierre-Narcisse (1774-1833); 113x145 cm; Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Background imagePain Collection: The Holy Face, 1200-1250 (tempera on wood)

The Holy Face, 1200-1250 (tempera on wood)
5948544 The Holy Face, 1200-1250 (tempera on wood) by Russian School (13th century); 104x74 cm; Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia; Russian, out of copyright

Background imagePain Collection: Pregnant woman

Pregnant woman holding her aching back

Background imagePain Collection: Headache, X-ray artwork

Headache, X-ray artwork
Headache. Computer X-ray artwork of a lateral view of a human skull. The red area represents pain caused by a headache (cephalalgia)

Background imagePain Collection: Running injuries, conceptual artwork

Running injuries, conceptual artwork

Background imagePain Collection: Body pain, artwork

Body pain, artwork
Body pain. Computer artwork showing pain (represented by the red areas) in six different body areas. From top left to lower right, the body areas are: the neck, ankle, head, knee, lower back and wrist

Background imagePain Collection: Italian dentist - Naples

Italian dentist - Naples
Postcard entitled Neopolitan Customs ! An elderly lady about to have one of her teeth removed courtesy of the dentist and his rather serious-looking pair of pliers!! Date: circa 1910

Background imagePain Collection: Depressed Sad Moody Woman Leaning Head Onto Arm Slouched Lean Back Of Chair Seated Depression Stress

Depressed Sad Moody Woman Leaning Head Onto Arm Slouched Lean Back Of Chair Seated Depression Stress
UNITED STATES - Circa 1960s: Depressed Sad Moody Woman Leaning Head Onto Arm Slouched Lean Back Of Chair Seated Depression Stress

Background imagePain Collection: Detail of Christ's face from Michelangelo's Piet, artist's original cast

Detail of Christ's face from Michelangelo's Piet, artist's original cast. This work is on exhibit at the Academy of Art in Florence

Background imagePain Collection: Castration 17th Century

Castration 17th Century
A fearful patient is restrained on a low couch and castrated

Background imagePain Collection: Les Kellett seen here during a bout against Jackie Pallo at the Elstree Civic Hall

Les Kellett seen here during a bout against Jackie Pallo at the Elstree Civic Hall February 1974

Background imagePain Collection: Allegories of Pleasure and Pain and of Envy, c1480 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci

Allegories of Pleasure and Pain and of Envy, c1480 (1945). Artist: Leonardo da Vinci
Allegories of Pleasure and Pain and of Envy, c1480 (1945). From The Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci. [Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1945]

Background imagePain Collection: Tyrannosaurus Rex eats the carrion of a dead Triceratops

Tyrannosaurus Rex eats the carrion of a dead Triceratops
A Tyrannosaurus Rex eats the carrion of a dead Triceratops in prehistoric wetlands

Background imagePain Collection: The headache, from the series L Imagination, c. 1830 (litho) (b / w photo)

The headache, from the series L Imagination, c. 1830 (litho) (b / w photo)
XIR287002 The headache, from the series L Imagination, c.1830 (litho) (b/w photo) by Daumier, Honore (1808-79); Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France; (add.info.: Serie L Imagination)

Background imagePain Collection: The Pain-Proof Man & Captain Ringman Jack - Ripley s

The Pain-Proof Man & Captain Ringman Jack - Ripley s
Arthur Plumhoff The Human Pincushion - The Pain-Proof Man (left) and Captain Ringman Jack, who lifted weights through holes through his breasts

Background imagePain Collection: Cartoon of senior woman in nightdress and slippers standing on one leg in pain from paraesthesia

Cartoon of senior woman in nightdress and slippers standing on one leg in pain from paraesthesia, or pins and needles, in raised foot

Background imagePain Collection: Marble statue of falling Gaul, Roman copy of Pergamon school original

Marble statue of falling Gaul, Roman copy of Pergamon school original
Greek civilization, 3rd century b.C. Marble statue of falling Gaul. Roman copy of a Pergamon school original, part of the Stoa built by Attalus II on the Acropolis of Athens after his victory over

Background imagePain Collection: Migraine pain

Migraine pain
Migraine. Conceptual artwork of lightning flashes marking the epicentre of pain in a mans forehead. A migraine is a recurrent headache which can be accompanied by nausea

Background imagePain Collection: Lower back pain, conceptual artwork

Lower back pain, conceptual artwork
Lower back pain. Conceptual computer artwork showing pain (represented as the red area) in the lower back. The bones (white) of the lower torso and arms are shown within an outline (blue)

Background imagePain Collection: Upper back pain, conceptual artwork

Upper back pain, conceptual artwork
Upper back pain. Conceptual computer artwork showing pain (represented as the red area) in the upper back. The bones (white) of the torso and arms are shown within an outline (blue)

Background imagePain Collection: Ethiopia / Cartoon / Italy

Ethiopia / Cartoon / Italy
French comment on Ethiopian defeat of Italy - Italy receives a poke in the eye from a long split bread or " pain fendu

Background imagePain Collection: Deluge scene. Painting by Anne Louis Girodet de Roucy-Trioson

Deluge scene. Painting by Anne Louis Girodet de Roucy-Trioson (Anne-Louis Girodet de Roucy Trioson, 1767-1824)
JLJ4690546 Deluge scene. Painting by Anne Louis Girodet de Roucy-Trioson (Anne-Louis Girodet de Roucy Trioson, 1767-1824), 19th century. Oil on canvas. Dim 4, 41 x 3, 41m

Background imagePain Collection: DESIRE

DESIRE
TETSU OKAWA

Background imagePain Collection: The Death of Bhishma, Mortally Wounded by Arjunas Numerous Arrows, c

The Death of Bhishma, Mortally Wounded by Arjunas Numerous Arrows, c
1196881 The Death of Bhishma, Mortally Wounded by Arjunas Numerous Arrows, c.1760-1770 (w/c on paper) by Indian School, (18th century)

Background imagePain Collection: Primordial Soup

Primordial Soup
Christophe Kiciak

Background imagePain Collection: Alcibiades killed by assassins

Alcibiades killed by assassins
Illustration of a Alcibiades killed by assassins (probably Spartans)

Background imagePain Collection: Christ as the man in sorrows, 1525, (fresco)

Christ as the man in sorrows, 1525, (fresco)
7129015 Christ as the man in sorrows, 1525, (fresco) by Sarto, Andrea del (1486-1530); Galleria dell'Accademia, Florence, Tuscany, Italy; (add.info.: Christ as the man in sorrows)

Background imagePain Collection: Christ Displaying His Wounds, 1615-20 (oil on canvas)

Christ Displaying His Wounds, 1615-20 (oil on canvas)
7333494 Christ Displaying His Wounds, 1615-20 (oil on canvas) by Galli, Giovanni Antonio (Lo Spadarino) (1585-1651/3); 148.7x114 (framed) cm; Perth Museum & Art Gallery

Background imagePain Collection: Night and Morning (coloured etching)

Night and Morning (coloured etching)
STC188361 Night and Morning (coloured etching) by Seymour, Robert (1798-1836); Private Collection; (add.info.: Shortshanks was Seymours shortlived pseudonym)

Background imagePain Collection: Egyptian Souvenir Papyrus

Egyptian Souvenir Papyrus
Goddess Isis and Nefertiti

Background imagePain Collection: Barber-Surgeon at Work

Barber-Surgeon at Work
A barber-surgeon treating a patient

Background imagePain Collection: Christ Crowned with Thorns (oil on canvas)

Christ Crowned with Thorns (oil on canvas)
490127 Christ Crowned with Thorns (oil on canvas) by Oost, Jacob van (1601-71); 122.1x97.8 cm; Groeningemuseum, Bruges, Belgium; © Art in Flanders

Background imagePain Collection: Halt of Prince Charles Edward on the Banks of the Nairne, 1878 (oil on canvas)

Halt of Prince Charles Edward on the Banks of the Nairne, 1878 (oil on canvas)
1199561 Halt of Prince Charles Edward on the Banks of the Nairne, 1878 (oil on canvas) by Beavis, Richard (1824-96); 115.5x178 cm; Private Collection; Photo eChristies Images; English

Background imagePain Collection: Dentist (chromolitho)

Dentist (chromolitho)
3105187 Dentist (chromolitho) by American School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Dentist. Trade card, late 19th or early 20th century.); Look and Learn / Barbara Loe Collection

Background imagePain Collection: Politicians at Play, 'Thought-Reading'in the House of Commons (engraving)

Politicians at Play, "Thought-Reading"in the House of Commons (engraving)
1622605 Politicians at Play, " Thought-Reading" in the House of Commons (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Politicians at Play)

Background imagePain Collection: Douleur de Marie-Madeleine (Grief of Mary Magdalene) (litho)

Douleur de Marie-Madeleine (Grief of Mary Magdalene) (litho)
3099043 Douleur de Marie-Madeleine (Grief of Mary Magdalene) (litho) by Lefebvre, Jules Joseph (1836-1911) (after); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imagePain Collection: Deposition

Deposition
3567417 Deposition by Salviati, Francesco de Rossi (1510-63); Palatine Gallery, Pitti Palace, Florence; (add.info.: ARTIST: Salviati, Francesco De Rossi Date of Artwork: 1535-1563 ca)

Background imagePain Collection: France, Paris, Greek War of Independence, Insurrection flag

France, Paris, Greek War of Independence, Insurrection flag
Greece - 19th century - War of Independence. Insurrection flag 1821



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"Pain: A Historical Journey Through Suffering and Resilience" In the depths of a Victorian scrap, we witness a dentist pulling a tooth, capturing the excruciating consequences of seeking relief. The illustration by William Heath Robinson reminds us that often an unavoidable part of life's journey. As we delve further into history, George Studdy's depiction of William Tell, Junr. Reveals the physical agony endured in legendary tales. Gout (Bunbury) showcases the torment caused by this ancient ailment, while knee and joint it can portrayed through conceptual artwork - silent cries for solace. A simple device for removing warts serves as a reminder that even minor afflictions can cause discomfort. Ellimans embrocation offers hope amidst suffering, showcasing humanity's relentless pursuit to alleviate pain throughout time. The Gout Devil Bites 1799 captures both the severity and absurdity surrounding this agonizing condition. Meanwhile, The Death of Cato of Utica (95-46 BC) immortalizes one man's stoic endurance in his final moments - highlighting our capacity to bear unimaginable anguish. The Holy Face from 1200-1250 portrays divine empathy towards human suffering; it symbolizes faith as an anchor during times of distress. In contrast, a black-and-white photograph depicts depression's grip on a woman leaning her head onto her arm - revealing emotional pain etched upon her face. From historical illustrations to modern artworks and photographs, these glimpses into various forms remind us that it is not merely physical but also emotional and spiritual. Yet within each portrayal lies resilience and strength – testaments to humanity's ability to endure despite overwhelming odds. Through centuries past and present struggles alike, let us remember that acknowledging pain fosters compassion towards others' suffering while igniting our own inner fortitude to overcome adversity with grace.