Tories

leo 24jan14In the early eighteenth century state-issued proclomations constantly complain about ‘tories and rapparees’, outlaws and criminals on the run. I came across this great image from artist Eoin Stephens (@eoinstephens) explaining the origin of the term ‘tories’.  Eoin is working on a graphic novel on Cromwell in Ireland. You can see Continue reading Tories

Resources: Extraordinary Calculous Concretions by Charles Lucas

Lucas, Kidney stones image

This image is a ‘sketch in pencil and grey wash of kidney stones extracted from a woman’. It was drawn in 1746 and sent by Charles Lucas, a Dublin apothecary, to Martin Folkes, President of the Royal Society.  If you would like to take a closer look, you can download a Continue reading Resources: Extraordinary Calculous Concretions by Charles Lucas