some of the most interesting things in the world
// Thurs. 10/05 – Sat. 26/05/2012
// Opening, 6pm Wed. 09/04
Queen Christina of Sweden had a fully working miniature four-inch cannon built to fire tiny cannonballs at the fleas in her bedroom.
Viscount Colville always kept a spare glass eye in a little gold case suspended from his watch chain.
Florence Nightingale kept a miniature pet owl in her pocket; she took it everywhere.
The Roman Emperor Elagabalus dined on heads of parrots, flamingo brains, thrush brains and camel heels.
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.