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Wellcome exhibition explores magic, religion, beauty, and eroticism

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7403.1352 (Published 19 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1352
  1. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ

    These two exhibits are from the collection of Henry Wellcome, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur and philanthropist who co-founded the company Burroughs-Wellcome & Co.


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    Wellcome was a compulsive collector and world traveller, and at the beginning of the 20th century, when his collecting mania was at …

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