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The Aesthetics of Prosthetics: a Brief History

July 15, 2015

Damian McDonald
The objects discussed in this post are currently on display in the exhibition Design for Life, 26 September 2020–31 January 2021.   On Wednesday, 15 July 2015, museums around the world are sharing #DisabilityStories found in their collections.

International Day of Disability

December 4, 2009

Anni Turnbull
Attitudes to people with a disability have shifted for the better in the last fifty years as have available technologies. I decided to research these glass eyes from our collection to link them to the exhibition ‘Living in a sensory world’ currently on in the Museum.