The Senses and Disease: A Renaissance Perfume Burner and a Victorian Poisonous Bookcase
From Renaissance Italy to Victorian England, join Christy and Amélie to explore how a perfume burner and a toxic bookcase can help us to discover the sensory world of disease.
Date: 7 May 2019, 12:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Trinity 2019)
Venue: Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street OX1 2PH
Venue Details: Floor 2, Gallery 56
Speakers: Christy Callaway-Gale (Medieval and Modern Languages), Amélie Bonney (History of Science)
Organising department: Ashmolean Museum
Part of: Ashmolean Museum Gallery Talks - Talking Sense
Booking required?: Not required
Cost: Free
Audience: Public
Editor: Laura Spence