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NPR : Hidden Museum Treasures
From shrunken heads to items literally too hot to handle, many museums collect items of note, but choose not to display them. Harriet Baskas takes a look around the back rooms of some of the nation's most prominent museums to see what they're not showing the public. Part of the Hidden Treasures Radio Project series. [5:53 Realaudio broadcast plus photos of a few hidden treasures]
From shrunken heads to items literally too hot to handle, many museums collect items of note, but choose not to display them. Harriet Baskas takes a look around the back rooms of some of the nation's most prominent museums to see what they're not showing the public.
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Hidden Museum Treasures Collections Hold Many Items That Never Make Display
A drawing of "Foma the Lobster Boy." Foma was born with fused
Clare Brown Designs
Exhibit and graphic designs. Features a biography and resume, exhibits, and graphics. Located in the Washington, D.C. area.
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