Category Archives: Opening hours

Opening Hours w/b 18th March

The Wellcome Unit Library’s opening hours for next week will be as follows:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

Our collection of books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO, or you can view our newest acquisitions on LibraryThing! New readers are always welcome, so if you would like to visit please do contact us by email or phone.

Have a lovely weekend!

Ephemera Collection. QV: Advertising: 1850-1920. Leaflet: ‘A pathetic picture of pain and perplexity….Dr Jenner’s Liver Cure’. Uttoxeter: Alfred Parker, [1900’s?]. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

Opening Hours w/b 11th March

The Wellcome Unit Library’s opening hours for next week will be as follows:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

Our collection of books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO, or you can view our newest acquisitions on LibraryThing! New readers are always welcome, so if you would like to visit please do contact us by email or phone.

Have an great weekend!

Dr. Richard Rock’s “Tincture for curing the teeth”. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

Opening Hours w/b 4th March

Our opening hours for week 8 will be as follows:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

Our collection of books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to visit please don’t hesitate to contact us to arrange your appointment.

Have an excellent weekend!

‘Smedley’s Chillie Paste’ [Magazine insert]. Leeds: Hirst, Brooke & Hirst Ltd. [1901] Credit: Wellcome Collection. Ephemera Collection: QV: Advertising: 1850-1920. CC BY

 

 

Opening Hours w/b 25th February

Our Week 7 opening hours will be as follows:

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Thursday: 2.15pm-4.30pm
Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

Our collection of books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to visit please contact us to arrange an appointment.

Have a brilliant weekend!

Pill coating machine, France, 1915-1925. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY

Opening Hours w/b 18th February

Our opening hours in week 6 will be as follows:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

Our collection of books on the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to visit please do contact us by email or phone to arrange an appointment.

Have a lovely weekend!

Pharmacy leech jar, England, 1830-1870. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY

Opening Hours w/b 11th February

Our opening hours in week 5 will be:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

Our books relating to the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to visit please contact us to arrange an appointment.

Have a brilliant weekend!

Treatment of nasal polypus, 17th Century, G. M. Faenisch. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

Opening Hours w/b 4th February

Please note that our opening hours for week 4 will be slightly different from the usual, as follows:

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Thursday: 2.15pm-4.30pm
Friday: CLOSED

Our books relating to the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to pay us a visit, please contact us to arrange an appointment.

Have a wonderful weekend!

‘The Kings medicines for the plague. Prescribed in the year, 1604 / by the whole Collodge of Physitians, both spiritual and temporal. Generally made use of, and approved in the years, 1625, and 1636. And now most fitting for this dangerous time of infection, to be used all England over.’ Royal College of Physicians.
London : F. Coles & T. Vere, 1665. Credit: Wellcome CollectionCC BY

Opening Hours w/b 28th January

During Week 3 we will be open at the following times:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday: 2.15pm-5pm
Friday: 2.15pm-3.30pm

Our books relating to the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to pay us a visit, please contact us to arrange an appointment.

Have a good weekend!

Iron artificial arm, Europe, 1560-1600. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY

 

Opening Hours w/b 21st January

During Week 2 we will be open our usual hours, as follows:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

Our books relating to the history of medicine are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to pay us a visit, please contact us to arrange an appointment.

Have an excellent weekend!

State showing a person with gout, and his family. Made in Meissen, Germany. Credit: Science Museum, London. CC BY.

 

Opening Hours w/b 14th January

We’re back! Next week the Wellcome Unit Library will reopen for the start of term, and our opening hours will be:

Monday & Tuesday: 2.15pm-5pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4.30pm
Thursday & Friday: 2.15pm-5pm

Our collections are available to search on SOLO. We welcome new readers, so if you would like to pay us a visit, do contact us to arrange an appointment.

Have a lovely weekend!

Advert for ‘Liebig’s Beef Wine’, prepared by S. Stephens, Chemist and Opticians, Milnsbridge, [between 1900 and 1909?]. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY