Rainbows in Art

Depictions spanning more than 800 years – in chronological order – of that most enigmatic of weather phenomena, the rainbow….more

Alcohol and the Human Body (1949)

An educational film by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films showing the effects that alcohol has on the human body and brain as well as the dangers of alcoholism….more

Views of the Tesseract (1904)

A series of images from Charles Howard Hinton’s The Fourth Dimension (1904), a book all about the “tesseract” – a four-dimensional analog of the cube, the t…more

Practical Hydrotherapy (1909)

A selection of pictures from Practical hydrotherapy: A manual for students and practitioners (1909), a book written by Dr Curran Pope who believed hydrotherapy a vi…more

Sniffles and Sneezes (1955)

A 1950s “Health and Safety for You” educational film shows how the common cold is spread not just by sneezing and coughing, but through human contact….more