Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Thousands of Historical Images Available On-line

Credit: Wellcome Library, London
Figure 1: profile of "Apollo" Figure 2: profile of a black man Figure 3: profile of an ape
From: Histoire naturelle du genre humain
By: Julien Joseph Virey
Published: F. DufartParis 1801 (An IX)
Volume 2Plate IV

The Wellcome Institute has opened part of its large collection of images related to medicine and science to the public, and has made them freely available on-line.

They are worth perusing.

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