Turning the Pages

Welcome to 'Turning the Pages' - a gallery of high quality scans of some of the important and beautiful manuscripts in our collection. Click on one of the images below to open an item.

Our latest scans show scientists exploring the world: ‘Scientific travellers’. You can read more about them on our blog.

Key:  Scientific travellers  Illustrated manuscripts  Americas  Diaries and memoirs

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This project was made possible with generous support from The John S. Cohen Foundation, Wellcome Trust and the British Library.