Wellcome Library Insights
Insights sessions offer you the opportunity to explore a
theme or topic - whether its a long-held or new interest. They'll
give you a glimpse of the Wellcome Library's rich and diverse
holdings and showcase some of our treasures which aren't usually on
Each session consists of an informal talk plus a chance to see
original historical material from our collections. Spanning
over 3000 years, they contain paintings and drawings, personal and
society archives, manuscripts and books, as well as photographs and
These sessions give an introductory taste of what the Library can
offer you as a browser, explorer or researcher; all are
Thursday 23 May. This talk will show examples of the Dutch and Flemish paintings of the seventeenth century which Henry Wellcome collected and identify some of the unusual features of the collection.
Thursday 13 June. A history of STDs in London.