Spotting Mermaids: from William Clift to Sir Henry Wellcome and Beyond

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The naturalist William Clift (1775–1849) saw a mermaid displayed in a coffee house in 1822. His analysis – and the subsequent career of these strange creatures through PT Barnum's shows and Sir Henry Wellcome's collections - is the subject of this 45-minute talk by the Wellcome Library's Ross Macfarlane.

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