Skin Atlases

Location
Muirhead Tower Atrium
Category
Exhibitions
Dates
Wednesday 13th January (09:00) - Monday 18th April 2016 (18:00)
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Skin atlases: mapping diseases of the skin

Skin atlases are among the most visually compelling medical publications. They date from the emergence of nineteenth-century specialist skin hospitals in Europe. This exhibition curated by Professor Jonathan Reinarz, Director of the History of Medicine Unit, of ground breaking texts by pioneering physicians in the field of dermatology, from the Cadbury Research Library, traces the development of this medical speciality over the nineteenth century. Featuring images from works by Robert Willan, Jean-Louis Alibert, Thomas Bateman, Pierre Rayer and Henry Radcliffe Crocker, among others.

Jonathan Reinarz's lecture 'Skin atlases: mapping diseases of the skin' to accompany the exhibition will be on Thursday 17 March 2016, 13.00-13.50, in the Cadbury Research Library's Chamberlain Seminar Room. All welcome, please email to book.

The exhibition is open on weekdays only.