1876 and All That: the ‘Special Loan Collection of Scientific Apparatus’ as a case study in crowd-sourced international public science
Revealing observatory networks through object stories: Observatory audiences
Revealing observatory networks through object stories: Object itineraries
Revealing observatory networks through object stories: Instrumental networks
How Britain’s railways prepared for nuclear war
From the late 1940s until the mid-1960s, Britain’s railways planned and prepared for a possible nuclear war. While hampered by a lack of government funding and guidance, they nonetheless endeavoured in the hope of repairing and rebuilding after nuclear Armageddon.
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.
Artist interviews – new art for Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries
This article brings artistic and curatorial voices to reflect on the meaning of four major new art commissions in Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries. Curator of Art Collections, Katy Barrett, talks with artists Eleanor Crook, Marc Quinn, and Studio Roso.
Embedding plurality: exploring participatory practice in the development of a new permanent gallery
Review: The thrilling adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: the (mostly) true story of the first computer, by Sydney Padua
A symposium on histories of use and tacit skills