Penetrating realityBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6938.1245 (Published 07 May 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:1245
- L Beecham
The exhibition from the Philadelphia Museum of Art now on display at the Royal Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh highlights the complex relationship between medicine and the visual arts. Over 130 prints, drawings, and photographs from the Philadelphia Museum's collection of more than 1000 have been selected and arranged around four themes: anatomy; healers; disease, disability, and madness; and the cycle of life.
The Philadelphia medical collection, the only …