Melancholy: A New Anatomy mobile audio highlights
Listen to the curators of Melancholy: A New Anatomy explore the exhibition highlights and wider themes.
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Robert Burton, Melancholic
The Anatomy of Melacholy, Robert Burton, Antiq.d.E. 1638.2
Physician, Patient, Physic
Thomas Willis, De Anima Brutorum, RR. W. 159
Pink bilophila bacteria
Sleeping and Waking
Early Rising Society Member Card, John Johnson Collection
Bicycle wheel made during lockdown by Professor John Geddes, Dept. Psychiatry, University of Oxford. On loan.
Ornithologist prisoner of war diaries, MS. 14967 /2
Image of Job by William Blake
By permission of the President and Fellows of Trinity College Oxford
Mirth, music and merry company
A modern printed ballad based on Away with Melancholy, Harding B 25/1
Reading and Writing
[fair copy] manuscript of ‘A Grief Observed’ by C.S. Lewis, Dep. c. 763, fol. 2r
Image shown with the permissions of The CS Lewis Company Ltd