We’ll be going to see this one.
Britain’s newest national museum – dedicated to medicine and its impact on life – will open its doors this week to reveal some of the strangest artefacts connected with human anatomy: a blade from a French guillotine, a robot used in the sequencing of the human genome, an Andy Warhol painting of the heart, a Chinese torture chair and a 14th-century Peruvian mummy.
Opens June 21st, 2007. London.
Full article at the Observer
The phrase “…Rag-and-bone dealers…” is especially fascinating.