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Clinical images, imperial power and Bhau Daji’s secret treatment for leprosy at the Royal College of Physicians Museum
This article explores a collection of medical photographs and illustrations from the Royal College of Physicians Museum showing patients treated for leprosy by Dr Bhau Daji in the mid-nineteenth century.
The valuable role of risky histories: exhibiting disability, race and reproduction in medical museums
The changing representation of disability, race and mental health in European medical museums and the under-representation of reproduction; ‘risks’ involved in exhibiting related collections, and strategies to help rehabilitate these topics and their material culture in the future medical museum.
Book review: Native Americans in British Museums by Jack Davy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021)
Book review: Native Americans in British Museums by Jack Davy