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Curious Skin

Angel, G; (2010) Curious Skin. [Digital scholarly resource]. http://wellcomecollection.wordpress.com/2010/05/25... Green open access

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Abstract

Some of Henry Wellcome’s collection of tattoos on human skin will be on display in our forthcoming Skin exhibition. But how did the Parisian doctor from whom they were acquired come by his macabre collection of tattoos in the first place, and what did they mean to those whose skin they were on? It’s Gemma Angel‘s job to find out…

Type: Digital scholarly resource
Title: Curious Skin
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://wellcomecollection.wordpress.com/2010/05/25...
Language: English
Additional information: Guest Blog entry
Keywords: Skin Exhibition, Wellcome Collection, Science Museum London, human skin, tattoo, preserved tattooed skins, human remains, Peter Johnston-Saint, La Valette, Alexandre Lacassange
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of S&HS > SHS Faculty Office
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/95865
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