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10 Research Collections in 10 Historical Pictures

Arts, Humanities and Medical Collections

 

Early printed books collection, British and European

A 16th century illustrated work from Venice

 

Cesare Vecellio, Habiti Antichi et Moderni. [1598]

Cesare Vecellio, Habiti Antichi et Moderni. [1598]

 

History of medicine collections, 16th-20th century

18th century derivation from earlier medical sources by Cowper

 

William Cowper, The Anatomy of Humane Bodies. 1737.

William Cowper, The Anatomy of Humane Bodies. 1737.

 

Historical newspapers and journalism archives

The Great International Exhibition, Crystal Palace

 

Illustrated London News. 1862

Illustrated London News. 1862

 

Children's literature collections, 18th - 20th century

Victorian perspectives on a rural idyll

 

Kate Greenaway, Marigold Garden. [1885]

Kate Greenaway, Marigold Garden. [1885]

 

Archive collections of personal papers

Edward Thomas dies in World War One, at Arras in 1917

 

Edward Thomas (1878-1917), poet and essayist.

Edward Thomas (1878-1917), poet and essayist.

 

Welsh Collections

 

Early printed book collections, Welsh authors

First depiction in print of the 'equals' = sign

 

Robert Record, The Whetstone of Witte. 1557

Robert Record, The Whetstone of Witte. 1557

 

Early atlases collections, Salisbury Library

A 17th century view of 'Cardife', Wales

 

J. Speed, Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World. 1662

J. Speed, Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World. 1662

 

18th - 20th century journal collections

An early Welsh literary and historical journal

 

Cambrian Register. 1795

Cambrian Register. 1795

 

Collections of prints, engravings and architectural illustrations

Coloured print from the age of steam

 

Menai Bridge, North Wales. 1847

Menai Bridge, North Wales. 1847

 

Music and literature collections, Welsh, British, European

12th century origins, but the modern Eisteddfod dates from the 19th century

 

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Frenhinol Cymru. 1940

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Frenhinol Cymru. 1940