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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

London Faces: new 'Insight' (Wellcome Library)

London Faces: new 'Insight' (Wellcome Library)"This Saturday, 2nd October, the library will feature a new Insight talk - London Faces - to coincide with Story of London events. Learn how Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens and James Gillray made their own contributions to the fascinating history of physiognomy (the 'science' of face reading). See bitingly satirical pictures, original nineteenth century material and even tea towels as we revisit three key inhabitants of England's capital from a very different perspective. Held in the Wellcome Library at 2.30pm-3.30pm"

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