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Obstetric Tables: a collaborative approach to an unusual Georgian midwifery guidebook

It’s International Women’s Day and Ceri in the Visitor Engagement Team highlights a project by Dr Rebecca Whiteley, Shreeve Fellow in the History of Medicine, for its collaborative and engaging approach to research. Rebecca’s interest in the visual culture of pregnancy and midwifery of the 1800s has led her to investigate the Library’s extraordinary medical collection. Join us on a whistle-stop tour of the project!