5 things about our latest acquisition: a painting of Barbara v...

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Barbara van Beck was a 17th century businesswoman and celebrity who lived with a genetic condition that results in excessive hair growth on the body, called hypertrichosis or Ambras syndrome.

We have acquired this unique oil painting of Barbara which will be on display to visitors from early 2018. Find out more on The Guardian http://bit.ly/wellcomebarbara

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