The iconographic archive constists of a wide collection of historical and recent photographs, prints and drawings, medals.
Many materials are available in digital version. The materials, which are not accessible through the online catalogue, are available in an internal database.
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The library houses a wide collection of portraits of physicians and scientists. The approximately 880 photographic portraits, available in different formats, have been taken by important Italian and foreign studios and date back to the period between 19th and 20th centuries.
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The Museo Galileo keeps a collection of documents related to the 1st National exhibition of the history of science. In addition, the collection includes photographs taken by the Alinari brothers.
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The Bazzechi collection includes about 3,550 photographs (in the form of glass plates, films and prints) taken by the Aretine photographer Ivo Bazzechi between 1955 and 1971. These images document the instrument collections of the former Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza (presently Museo Galileo) and the activities of studies and research it supported.