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MEDICINE MAN: THE FORGOTTEN MUSEUM OF HENRY WELLCOME. Ed. by Ken Arnold and Danielle Olsen. British Museum, London, 2003. 416 pp. with 464 ills. (342 col.) and 20 reference ills. (11 col.). 24 x 17 cm. ISBN 0714127949 In English.
Examining the vast collection of objects related to medical history assembled by British entrepreneur and philanthropist Wellcome (1853-1936), this substantial catalogue presents seven informative essays along with illustrations of more than 400 diverse art works and artifacts that range from African masks, Chinese acupuncture figures and 19th-century prosthetic limbs to paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, illuminated manuscripts and photographs dating from the medieval period to the early 1900s.
Indexing: Western, Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), International (Western Style), Non-Western in Several Regions (Traditional) — Several Periods — Several Media
Plans: 75,77
Worldwide Number: 062848
Paperbound $47.50    

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