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The Art of Medicine

Over 2000 Years of Medicine in Our Lives

Emm Barnes, Julie Anderson & Emma Shackleton


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For thousands of years artists have played a special role in the human quest to understand anatomy, health and disease; this book celebrates their creativity and inquisitiveness using little-seen, stunning imagery from one of the world's greatest collections.

Using a wealth of previously unseen images from Wellcome Collection, and telling the fascinating story of medical understanding worldwide, The Art of Medicine celebrates both medical advance and visual artistry.

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