From a series of images demonstrating the process of embalming from "The Champion Text Book on Embalming" published in 1897 and written by Eliab Myers M.D. and F. A. Sullivan. The Champion Company was founded in 1878 in Springfield Ohio and is still in the same business today. by fabiola.alondra
Opium for headaches and women's discomforts. Also a favourite recreational habit of the romantic poets Byron, Keats, and Shelley. Art and literature abound with tales of the pleasures and dangers of burning the midnight oil.