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The Phantom Museum and Henry Wellcome's collection of medical curiosities

Author: Peter Blegvad
Publisher: London : Profile, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sir Henry Wellcome was fascinated by anthropology and the history of medicine. By the time he died in 1936, he had built up one of the world's largest and most unusual museum collections. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Popular Works
History
Named Person: Henry S Wellcome, Sir; Henry S Wellcome, Sir; Henry S Wellcome, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Blegvad
ISBN: 1861976186 9781861976185
OCLC Number: 54806313
Notes: Companion volume to the catalogue of an exhibition ... : Medicine man: the forgotten museum of Henry Wellcome, 2003--P. viii-ix.
Description: xiv, 205 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Body art / A.S. Byatt --
The collected / Hari Kunzru --
Phantom limbs, or The case of Captain Aubert and the Bengal tiger / Gaby Wood --
Milk / Peter Blegvad --
The Venus time of year / Helen Cleary --
Impossible things / Tobias Hill.
Other Titles: Medicine man.
Responsibility: by Peter Blegvad [and others] ; edited and with an introduction by Hildi Hawkins and Danielle Olsen.
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