The anatomical tables
The RCP holds a rare set of six anatomical tables which display human veins, nerves and arteries dissected at Padua’s famous anatomy theatre in the 17th century, skilfully arranged on varnished wooden panels. They are currently on public display on the RCP's second floor gallery.
‘Curious anatomys’: an extraordinary story of dissection and discovery
Human remains, graphic models and detailed illustrations; the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) latest exhibition showcases some of the 494 year old organisation’s rarest and most fascinating exhibits.
RCP exhibition scoops top award
The Royal College of Physicians Is delighted to announce that the recent ‘Curious Anatomys’ exhibition won first prize as the best small exhibition on the history of science and medicine, 2012, awarded by the British Society For the History Of Science.