Melbourne Medical School
The collection encompasses some of the first photographs taken at Melbourne University including its founding professors, buildings and students. The earliest photograph of the Medical School was taken in 1864.
The practices of early pharmacists are revealed through the glass jars, ceramic pots, carboys measures, mortar and pestles and the1847 Savory and Moore Pharmacy gifted by the Wellcome Institute.
Medicine in Society
The history of the practice of medicine encompassing quackery, public health and social history; there are documents, diplomas, illuminated addresses, other records and objects.