Book Exhibition

Last Impressions

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7344.1043 (Published 27 April 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1043
  1. Paul Keeley (paulkeeley@hotmail.com), SIGN research fellow, department of palliative medicine
  1. Beatson Oncology Centre, Glasgow

    An exhibition at the Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow, until 25 May 2002

    The exhibition is also available at http://www.hunterian.gla.ac.uk/museum/exhibitions/deathmask/death_index.html

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    Monday to Saturday 9.30 am to 5 pm. Admission free

    We all know the old chestnut that we all contain a molecule from the dying breath of Julius Caesar. Why is this appealing? Probably for the same reason as with the reputed last words of King George V: “Bugger Bognor.” The veracity or otherwise of either of these is not really the point—the fascination …

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