The RCP museum began its 500 year anniversary celebrations with the launch of the exhibition 'Ceaseless motion: William Harvey’s experiments in circulation', about the life, work and legacy of William Harvey (1578-1657), the physician who discovered the circulation of the blood around the body.
A film is being created to accompany the 2018 exhibition ‘Ceaseless motion’, which will reveal the life and work of William Harvey, RCP fellow who discovered the circulation of the blood.
An interview with artist Angela Palmer, about her new work, ‘Heart’ commissioned by the RCP for its 2018 exhibition ‘Ceaseless motion: William Harvey’s experiments in circulation’.
Royal physician William Harvey was present at the Battle of Edgehill during the English Civil War. King Charles I presented Harvey with a portrait of his son, Charles, as a gift.
William Harvey is famous for discovering the circulation of the blood around the body. He was also involved in 17th century investigations into allegations of witchcraft.