The Usual

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.

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