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Faces from the archives

Artist Sam Falconer’s portraits highlight the achievements of fascinating figures in medicine, whose contributions range from discovering the causative agent of syphilis to advancing techniques for the study of living cells.

Artwork by Sam Falconer

  • In pictures

About the illustrator

Sam Falconer

Sam Falconer is an illustrator and artist with a particular interest in science and deep time. He has illustrated content for publications including National Geographic, Scientific American and New Scientist.