Thursday, January 29, 2009


London's Wellcome Centre has recently made available thousands of images from its notable collections related to the history of medical science. These include historical images from both the Wellcome Library and Museum collections, such as Tibetan Buddhist paintings, Sanksrit manuscripts, maps, Ecuadorian shrunken heads and other talismans, etc. Click
here to access.

Last year, Edward Rothstein wrote a New York Times review of the Wellcome Centre's Museum, titled "One Man's Jigsaw Puzzle." Read it here.

Toviyah Kats. The Work of Tobias. Illustration of the Parts of the Body Compared to the Sections of a House, Vinitsia, 1707. Courtesy Wellcome Images 2009.

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