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Plate 1  Summer in Winter with the Vi-Tan Ultra-violet Home Unit, c. 1936, colour pamphlet, by the Thermal Syndicate.

Wellcome Library, London CC BY-NC 4.0.

Plate 2  Hanovia, Get Back in the Sun with a ‘Homesun’, pamphlet, 1940, p. 7.

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds.

Plate 3  Hanovia, Get Back in the Sun with a ‘Homesun’, pamphlet, 1940, cover.

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds.

Plate 4  Hanovia, Get Back in the Sun with a ‘Homesun’, pamphlet, 1940, p. 1.

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds.

Plate 5  Hanovia, Get Back in the Sun with a ‘Homesun’, pamphlet, 1940, p. 14.

Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds.

Plate 6  Jacomo Müller, Alt. 1450m, Leysin, Switzerland: Treatment for Tuberculosis in All Its Forms, c. 1930, colour lithograph, 99.5 × 61.8 cm.

Wellcome Library, London.

Plate 7  Advertisement for Wigglesworth, ‘Golden Tan sun screen cream’, c. 1930s.

Wellcome Library, London CC BY-NC 4.0.

Plate 8  Beatrice Langdon, The Finsen Light Treatment at the London Hospital, c. 1938, oil painting.

Wellcome Library, London.

Soaking up the rays

Light therapy and visual culture in Britain, c. 1890–1940

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    Plate 1  Summer in Winter with the Vi-Tan Ultra-violet Home Unit, c. 1936, colour pamphlet, by the Thermal Syndicate.
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    Plate 2  Hanovia, Get Back in the Sun with a ‘Homesun’, pamphlet, 1940, p. 7.
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    Plate 3  Hanovia, Get Back in the Sun with a ‘Homesun’, pamphlet, 1940, cover.
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    Plate 4  Hanovia, Get Back in the Sun with a ‘Homesun’, pamphlet, 1940, p. 1.
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    Plate 5  Hanovia, Get Back in the Sun with a ‘Homesun’, pamphlet, 1940, p. 14.
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    Plate 6  Jacomo Müller, Alt. 1450m, Leysin, Switzerland: Treatment for Tuberculosis in All Its Forms, c. 1930, colour lithograph, 99.5 × 61.8 cm.
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    Plate 7  Advertisement for Wigglesworth, ‘Golden Tan sun screen cream’, c. 1930s.
  • View in gallery
    Plate 8  Beatrice Langdon, The Finsen Light Treatment at the London Hospital, c. 1938, oil painting.

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