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  • Library posters featured on BBC homepage


    The BBC have highlighted the Wellcome Library AIDS poster collection to mark World AIDS Day today. They have produced a slideshow showcasing a variety of posters from the collection, which numbers nearly 3,000 and represents 99 countries and 75 languages.… Continue reading

  • Death of the ‘Criminal Man’


    Professor Cesare Lombroso died on this day, one hundred years ago. Ironically his remains became part of his own museum, his head and internal organs joining those of the criminals which he studied throughout his career. The Wellcome Library has… Continue reading