Wellcome Images: Thousands of years of visual culture now available in hi-res images

Head of a man composed of nude figures wrestling, oil/wood (after Filippo Balbi?; photo: Wellcome Library, Lib. Ref. #ICV No 17467)Wellcome Library, London, announced they have made available over 100,000 high resolution images from their vast collection of resources for the study of all facets of medical history. These images include examples from ancient and medieval medical illuminated manuscripts, paintings and etchings about human anatomy and form, early photographic studies and travel portraits. These can all be searched or browsed by keywords and subjects.

via Wellcomb Library blog; h/t Vicky Brown

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