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The Horror of Pompeii - Plaster Casts and Photography

I was surprised to be upset by the plaster casts of victims at Pompeii.

I have excavated human remains before, and was not bothered by it, but the plaster casts were upsettingly evocative. 807 more words


Psychology of Museums

Recently I’ve been thinking about the psychology of museums- how do people react to controversial exhibitions? How do visitors learn about and interact with the exhibits? 271 more words