Celebrity Beasts 1738-1826

pietro longhi rhinoceros

Three visiting speakers will be talking about two famous eighteenth-century animals, Clara the Rhino and Chunee the Elephant, their deaths, and their afterlives today.

Sally Tagholm: "In Search of Miss Clara"
Robert Wenley (Barber Institute of Fine Arts): "Clara the Celebrity Rhino - in 3D"
Helen Cowie (University of York): "Buns, Guns and Elephant Steak: The Life and Death of Chunee the Elephant"

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Free and open to all! Contact spotlightoncelebrity@gmail.com for more information.


Celebrity Research

Contact name: Ruth Scobie

Contact email: ruth.scobie@history.ox.ac.uk

Website: http://oxfordcelebritynetwork.com/

Audience: Open to all