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THE ART OF MEDICINE: OVER 2,000 YEARS OF IMAGES AND IMAGINATION. Julie Anderson et al. Wellcome Collection, London, 2011. Published in association with Ilex Press, Lewes. Distributed in the U.S.A. by University of Chicago Press. 256 pp. with 375 ills. (353 col.). 31 x 32 cm. LC 2011-19933 ISBN 9780226749365 In English.
Drawing on the extensive and wide-ranging holdings of the Wellcome Collection, a veritable cabinet of curiosities, this well-illustrated volume presents medical-related art works and artifacts from various periods and cultures, including paintings, prints, drawings and photographs depicting physical anomalies, afflictions and treatments; ritualistic masks, fetishes, amulets and other sculptural objects; and apothecary items, anatomical studies, botanical illustrations, microscopic imagery and posters promoting public-health issues.
Indexing: Western, Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), International (Western Style), Non-Western in Several Regions (Traditional) — Several Periods — Several Media
Plans: 71,75,68
Worldwide Number: 075425
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