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While our curators identify items to collect to represent our experience of COVID-19, here are ten remarkable items from past pandemics.

Over the last 250 years our way of life and Earth’s climate have changed dramatically. Read on as we explore some of these changes through objects in the Science Museum Group Collection.

Over 50,000 images are now in our online collection, to celebrate we went behind the scenes with our photography team.