Unlocking the Medieval Medicine Cabinet

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Book of Hours
University of Pennsylvania, MS Codex 1620, fol. 3r

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Skeletal system, LJS 49, 10r
University of Pennsylvania, LJS 49, fol. 10r

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This is an image of 9 C from Free Library of Philadelphia The Rosenbach MS 1004/29, Almanack (York, England, 1364).
Urine Wheel, Physician's Belt Book, FLP, Rosenbach, MS 1004/29, fol. 9C

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Credit: Gill Williamson

To view a summary of the exciting exhibit held at Lakeside Arts in Nottingham (30th March - 3rd September 2023), click above.

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Our Funders and Collaborators

APEX award (Academies Partnership in Supporting Excellence in Cross-disciplinary research award)

UNICAS funds and facilitates interdisciplinary research collaborations involving analytical science