Christopher Turner: Henry Wellcome, 13 May 2010
Show More An Infinity of Things: How Sir Henry Wellcome Collected the World by Frances Larson.
Oxford, 343 pp., £18.99, September 2009, 978 0 19 955446 1Show More
“... instead on his subject’s social and business interests and his patronage of scientific research. Frances Larson, in contrast, makes the case for the importance of Wellcome’s collection, and she convincingly explains the logic behind his apparent indiscriminateness. Wellcome wanted to create a museum of man rather than a cabinet of curiosities, a ...”