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Oddly Beautiful X-Rays Of Women Wearing Corsets In 1908

Medical History | August 12, 2016

In 1908, Doctor O’Followell’s Le Corset (The Corset) explored and showcased through x-rays, the nasty things corsets can do on a woman's body.

These make me wince.

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Le Corset 1908

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Le Corset 1908

While others believe the images are just regular x-rays of women’s torsos with the corset painted on afterwards, many still agree that these x-rays are as real as the harmful health consequences corsets caused women.

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Le Corset 1908

Compression and liver deformation cause by wearing a corset

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Le Corset 1908

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Le Corset 1908

Fig. 25. - Thorax of a woman without corset / Fig. 26. - Thorax of a woman with corset

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Le Corset 1908

Via Dangerous Minds

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