The English rose: an unusual birthday present

In 1918 RCP president Norman Moore marked the RCP’s 400th birthday by giving a rare and historic medical book – a copy of the Rosa Anglica once owned by John Chambre – to the library.

Katie Birkwood

Revealing recipes – deciphering the text

What does a 17th century recipe book contain? Archives Manager Pamela Forde explains how we joined the transcribathon event earlier this year that saw Lady Sedley's recipe book from our archives deciphered and transcribed by online volunteers. The transcribed text is now available to read.


Pamela Forde

Using the RCP Museum's picture library

Our picture library service remains open, with thousands of unique images representing the history of medicine in art, literature and artefacts, available for commercial publications and digital downloads.

Elizabeth Douglas