19th Century Japanese Medical Woodblock Prints
Advertisement for Kinder-Puwder, King of Pediatric Drugs – Morikawa Chikashige, 1880
Ten realms within the body – Utagawa Kuniteru III, c. 1885.
Advertisement for pills to cure toxic illnesses such as syphilis and gonorrhea – Artist unknown, late 19th century.
Protective gods help good drugs fight evil disease – Utagawa Yoshikazu, 1858.
Hōsō-e talisman print to ward off smallpox – Artist unknown, c. 1849
Ad for drug to improve handwriting and reading skills – Utagawa Yoshitsuya, 1862
Foods that can be eaten by measles patients – Utagawa Yoshimori, 1860s
Pregnancy guide – Hamano Teisuke, 1880
Hōsō-e talisman print to ward off smallpox – Utagawa Toyohisa II, c. 1830
Defeating cholera – Kimura Takejiro, 1886
Eye, ear, nose and hand – Ochiai Yoshiiku, c. 1865
Measles treatment – Ochiai Yoshiiku, 1862
Shinto god from Izumo province for preventing measles – Taiso Yoshitoshi, 1862
Illustrated guide to parental obligations – Utagawa Yoshitora, 1880
Illustrated account of cholera prevention – Taiso Yoshitoshi, 1877
Bodily functions personified as popular kabuki actors – Artist unknown, late 19th century
Methods for preventing measles – Utagawa Fusatane, 1858
Defeating measles (personified as a child) – Utagawa Yoshifuji, c. 1840
Hōsō-e talisman print to ward off smallpox – Utagawa Yoshitsuru, c. 1849