London signage

surgery.jpgIs there some sort of typological standard for disembodied medical hands? I took this picture in London, and thought nothing of it at the time – but it does strongly resemble¬†the hands in Nicole Natri’s collage, and the descriptions of hands at the Spitzner museum.¬† Hmmm. . . .

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2 Responses to London signage

  1. LadyMeerkat says:

    There must be cuffs preferably with buttons. [earnest nod] ;)

  2. dr.hypercube says:

    I think the nails are the the key – seamlessly (and semi-circularly) integrated with the fingers. See also the bottom of this post

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