Author and magician-turned-experimental psychologist Matthew L. Tompkins shows us how magicians and psychics in the 18th century used deception to blur the lines between our world and the supernatural.
'The Spectacle of Illusion' is the official book accompanying the Wellcome Collection’s new exhibition 'Smoke and Mirrors'. The exhibition opened 11 April 2019, and you can prepare yourself for going to the exhibition by reading an extract from the book here.
Drawn from the British Museum's rich collection, 'Places of the Mind' is the first exhibition devoted to British landscape drawings and watercolours. Here we celebrate 60 works that have never before been either exhibited or published.