Wellcome Images at the Picture Buyers’ Fair, 2010

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On 19 and 20 May 2010, Wellcome Images will be exhibiting at stand no. 42 at the British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies (BAPLA) Picture Buyers’ Fair 2010. This year, the Fair is held at a new venue: the Barbican Centre, London. The team will be on hand to show how Wellcome Images can provide easy access to its huge diversity of material for publishers, designers and broadcasters.

Now in its ninth year, the BAPLA Picture Buyers’ Fair is the largest event for image buyers in the world. Exhibitors, including the Imperial War Museum, The Natural History Museum and the V&A, cover every conceivable subject from news and nature to architecture and art with powerful, high-quality images and a vast fund of expertise.

Wellcome Images represents the unique collections of the Wellcome Library and is the world’s leading source of images of medicine and its history, from ancient civilization and social history to contemporary healthcare, biomedical science and clinical medicine. Over 180 000 images ranging from manuscripts, rare books, archives and paintings to X-rays, clinical photography and scanning electron micrographs are available free of charge for teaching purposes, and are licensable for commercial use.

Wellcome Images is online and all images are available electronically on demand. Discover anatomical atlases; beautifully illuminated Persian books; award-winning clinical photographs from the UK’s leading teaching hospitals and research institutions, and the very first DNA fingerprint.

Author: Louise Crane

Ross Macfarlane

Ross Macfarlane is the Research Engagement Officer at the Wellcome Library.

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