An Infinity of Things

How Sir Henry Wellcome Collected the World
Author(s): 
Larson, Frances
ISBN: 
9780199554461
Date published: 
September 2009
Hardback
Price: 
£18.99

An Infinity of Things tells the story of one of the largest private collections ever created, and the life of the man behind it. Funded by his vast personal fortune, Wellcome planned a great museum filled with treasures from all corners of the globe, charting the history of human health from prehistory to the present day.