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Miniatures from a 12th-century Medical and Herbal Collection

- January 26, 2017 in flora, herbal, herbals, medicine, plants

Wonderful series of miniatures from a late 12th-century herbal with delightfully abstract depictions of plants including Cannabis), and a variety of medieval medical procedures, such as cauterization and the removal of haemorrhoids.

Miniatures from a 12th-century Medical and Herbal Collection

- January 26, 2017 in flora, herbal, herbals, medicine, plants

Wonderful series of miniatures from a late 12th-century herbal with delightfully abstract depictions of plants including Cannabis), and a variety of medieval medical procedures, such as cauterization and the removal of haemorrhoids.

Miniatures from a 12th-century Medical and Herbal Collection

- January 26, 2017 in flora, herbal, herbals, medicine, plants

Wonderful series of miniatures from a late 12th-century herbal with delightfully abstract depictions of plants including Cannabis), and a variety of medieval medical procedures, such as cauterization and the removal of haemorrhoids.

Miniatures from a 12th-century Medical and Herbal Collection

- January 26, 2017 in flora, herbal, herbals, medicine, plants

Wonderful series of miniatures from a late 12th-century herbal with delightfully abstract depictions of plants including Cannabis), and a variety of medieval medical procedures, such as cauterization and the removal of haemorrhoids.

Georg Bartisch’s Ophthalmodouleia (1583)

- November 5, 2015 in disease, eyes, Georg Bartisch, medicine, Ophthalmodouleia, ophthalmology

Images from Ophthalmodouleia Das ist Augendienst, the first Renaissance manuscript on ophthalmic disorders and eye surgery, published in 1583 by German physician Georg Bartisch (1535–1607), considered by many to be the father of modern ophthalmology.

Georg Bartisch’s Ophthalmodouleia (1583)

- November 5, 2015 in disease, eyes, Georg Bartisch, medicine, Ophthalmodouleia, ophthalmology

Images from Ophthalmodouleia Das ist Augendienst, the first Renaissance manuscript on ophthalmic disorders and eye surgery, published in 1583 by German physician Georg Bartisch (1535–1607), considered by many to be the father of modern ophthalmology.

Watercolours from a 16th-Century De Materia Medica

- September 15, 2015 in floral, flowers, herbal medicine, herbals, medicine, pharmacopoeias, plants

Wonderful full-page watercolour illustrations from a 16th-century edition of Pedanius Dioscorides's work on herbal medicine, De Materia Medica.

Watercolours from a 16th-Century De Materia Medica

- September 15, 2015 in floral, flowers, herbal medicine, herbals, medicine, pharmacopoeias, plants

Wonderful full-page watercolour illustrations from a 16th-century edition of Pedanius Dioscorides's work on herbal medicine, De Materia Medica.

The Wellcome Library’s Top 10 Open Images

- June 10, 2014 in Curator's Choice, Featured, medicine, Public Domain, Science, Wellcome Library

CURATOR’S CHOICE #11: CATHERINE DRAYCOTT FROM THE WELLCOME LIBARY Catherine Draycott, head of Wellcome Images, gives a run down of the Top 10 most downloaded images from the collection of more than 100,000 that the Wellcome Library made available under an open license earlier this year. On 20th January this year, over 100,000 images from […]

The Wellcome Library’s Top 10 Open Images

- June 3, 2014 in Curator's Choice, Featured, medicine, Public Domain, Science, Wellcome Library

Catherine Draycott, head of Wellcome Images, gives a run down of the Top 10 most downloaded images from the collection of more than 100,000 that the Wellcome Library made available free from restrictions earlier this year.