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The Senses and Disease: A Renaissance Perfume Burner and a Victorian Poisonous Bookcase

  • Ashmolean Museum Beaumont St Oxford OX1 2PH United Kingdom (map)

Christy Callaway-Gale (Medieval and Modern Languages) & Amélie Bonney (History of Science)

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.

Free to attend, no booking required. Meet in Gallery 56 (Floor 2).