London’s Sites of Medical Interest 1913
Published in 1913 (and available to download from the Wellcome Library) this series of intriguing maps depict London’s “sites of medical interest”. It looks like they have been marked on top of a Bacon & Co map of London and they provide a fascinating insight into the large numbers of medical museums and institutions that exist(ed) in the capital. I’d be interested to find out if these maps were available for purchase and who would be buying them – perhaps they were produced to encourage early medical tourism in London. The map above covers central London. But there are also maps for Paddington…Kensington…
…and Victoria/ Vauxhall.
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