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M0000698: Wellcome Historical Medical Museum: showcase of tsantsa, or shrunken heads

Date:
01 January 1930
Reference:
WT/D/1/20/1/7/12
Part of:
Wellcome Trust Corporate Archive
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

Photograph of a showcase of tsantsa, or hrunken heads, exhibited by the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum. The museum acquired and displayed a number of tsantsa from South America, many from Ecuador. They are not held by Wellcome Collection, many are held by the Science Museum.

Publication/Creation

01 January 1930

Physical description

1 photograph glass plate negative; 12 x 16.5 cm

Terms of use

This item is fragile. Email library@wellcomecollection.org to request access to the physical item.

Where to find it

  • LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    By appointmentManual request

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