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The Science Behind The Magic

With our ‘Staging Magic – The Story Behind The Illusion’ exhibition and the upcoming ‘Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic’ exhibition at Wellcome Collection, Bloomsbury is full of magic and mystery. Much like the great Victorian researchers and investigators who have gifted their books and items, the Conservation Team here at Senate House Library have been hard at work, using science to explore and preserve these magical mysteries. To Lend or Not to Lend? That is the questi...