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Wellcome Library Insight: Facing Up to the Past

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29/03/2010

By | Events and Visits


This week’s free Wellcome Library session – on Thursday 1st April – offers both a chance to explore face reading through the collections of the Wellcome Library and also to learn about the life and death masks collected by Sir Francis Galton, and which are now part of the Galton Collection, UCL.

Speakers:
Natasha McEnroe, Grant Museum of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy
Danny Rees, Assistant Librarian, Wellcome Library

This Thursday’s session is from 6pm-7.30pm, and tickets are available on the day from the Wellcome Collection Information Desk from 4.30pm onwards.

For more details, see the Wellcome Collection website.

(Image shown: Life mask of Sir Henry Wellcome, c.1902).

Ross Macfarlane

Ross Macfarlane is the Research Engagement Officer at the Wellcome Library.

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One Response to Wellcome Library Insight: Facing Up to the Past
  • Shelley

    30/03/2010

    That's the most frightening death mask I've ever seen.

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