Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A light blue case with one hinged door on its right side. The case includes a scale upon which a container rests. Inside sits a model of a brain; a thermometer and other accents hang on the back of the case's interior. The case is covered with glass upon which text is printed. A flyswatter hangs on the inside of the hinged door.

Title: Brain Capacity (from Medical Series)

Artist/Maker: Julie Gough

Date: 1994

Source: Julie Gough, series held by the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Copyright/Permissions: Image courtesy of the artist

Location(s): Tasmania, Australia

 

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