Femur from the battle of Waterloo
3D scan of femur from the battle of Waterloo. Image: still from a 3D visualisation on Sketchfab.

A look into the work of digitizing medical heritage

In a recent blog post, Kirsty Earley of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow explains how the College presents all their heritage in a digital and interactive manner. 

In her blog, she gives great insight into the techniques and methods used to digitise the medical heritage of the college. She explains how 3D scanning can be used to preserve and showcase items from the College’s collection. 

Read more about the techniques used in the full blogpost here