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  • Close examination is recommended


    Occasionally things like this happen. Christie’s South Kensington are having a sale on 30 June 2010 of Victorian and British Impressionist art (mostly paintings and drawings). Lot 159 (see image on left from the sale catalogue) is a small oil… Continue reading

  • Behold the man: a painting in Perth


    Christ displaying his wounds. Oil painting on canvas 132.1 x 99 cm. Perth Museum and Art Gallery, Scotland.   This painting of Christ showing to the viewer the wound in his side has belonged to the town of Perth, Scotland,… Continue reading

  • The Exhibition of Living Patients, 1881


    A man with Lupus erythematosus. Watercolour by Mabel Green, 1902. Wellcome Library no. 672807i The International Medical Congress which took place in London in 1881 was the seventh in the series, sandwiched between the sixth congress in Amsterdam and the… Continue reading

  • Patients Association Archive Available in the Wellcome Library


    Readers may have observed recent media publicity following publication of the Patients Association’s report ‘Patients… not numbers, People… not statistics’ in August 2009. In this report the healthcare charity focused on poor standards of nursing and domiciliary care for the… Continue reading