M0005020: Coffin of Sir Henry Wellcome in the Wellcome Research Institute

6 November 1936
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Also known as

Previous title, replaced November 2021: Coffin of Sir Henry Wellcome.


Photograph of Sir Henry Wellcome's coffin, taken from the right side of gallery facing platform in lecture hall, Wellcome Research Institute, 183 Euston Road, London. Between his death on 25th July 1936 and his cremation at Golders Green Crematorium on the 29th, Sir Henry Wellcome's body lay in state in the Wellcome Research Institution, 183 Euston Road, in what is now the auditorium of Wellcome Collection. Related images: M0005018, M0005019


6 November 1936

Physical description

1 photograph sheet film negative; 10.2 x 12.7 cm

Related material

Wellcome Collection holds the item depicted in the glass plate negative: WA/HSW/PH/A.14


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2020.

Copyright note

Copyright is held by Wellcome Collection

Terms of use

Please consult the digitised version as this item is fragile. Email library@wellcomecollection.org to request access to the physical item.

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