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Medicine man : the forgotten museum of Henry Wellcome

Author: Ken Arnold; Danielle Olsen; British Museum.
Publisher: London : British Museum Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This introduction to the vast and extraordinarily diverse collection of Sir Henry Wellcome (1853-1936) is published to accompany an exhibition at the British Museum in June 2003. It brings together  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Medicine man.
London : British Museum Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607062213
Named Person: Henry S Wellcome, Sir; Henry S Wellcome; Henry S Wellcome; Henry S Wellcome; Henry S Wellcome, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Arnold; Danielle Olsen; British Museum.
ISBN: 0714127949 9780714127941
OCLC Number: 52759812
Description: 397 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: Henry Wellcome and his collection Ken Arnold and Danielle Olsen; 2. Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum for the Science of History Ghislaine Lawrence; 3. Objects and people: the archaeological legacy Chris Gosden; 4. The magic of medicine: the ethnographic legacy John Mack; 5. The Wellcome Library's collections Frances Knight; 6. Ways of knowing: the scientific legacy John Pickstone; 7. Using the dead: human remains: Ruth Richardson; List of exhibits; Biblography; Index
Responsibility: edited by Ken Arnold and Danielle Olsen.

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