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Cabinets full of curiosities, including Sir Isaac Newton’s death mask and shells collected by Charles Darwin, will feature in an exhibition which opens on Friday and runs until March 2014 at the University of Edinburgh’s Main Library Exhibition Gallery. Pictured are a cast of the brain of grave robber William Burke, the death mask of Sir Isaac Newton, an 18th century walking stick that transforms into a violin and a clay brick fragment from ancient Babylon with an inscription in praise of King Nebuchadnezzar.

Battle of Trafalgar painting by JWM Turner at The Turner and Sea Exhibition at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, which opens on 22nd November 2013

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“Battle of Trafalgar”, painted by JMW Turner in 1824, will be on display as part of the Turner and Sea exhibition, which opens on Friday at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London. Read more

CORRECTS TO AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST ANNUAL OUTDOOR SCULPTURE EXHIBITION, NOT THE WORLD'S LARGEST EXHIBITION - A sculpture by Australian artist Ken Unworth is displayed at Australia's largest annual outdoor sculpture exhibition, "Sculptures By The Sea" in Sydney in  Australia,  Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.  The exhibition features sculptures which were made by both Australian and overseas artists.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

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A sculpture by Australian artist Ken Unworth is displayed as part of Sculptures By The Sea, an exhibition in Sydney, Australia. The exhibition features works by Australian and international artists. Read more

Steven Cohen...South African artist Steven Cohen poses in the exhibition 'My Joburg - Art Scene Johannesburg' in the Kunsthalle in the Lipsiusbau in†Dresden,†Germany, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. The exhibition by the Dresden†State Art Collections runs from Oct. 26, 2013 until Jan. 5, 2014.

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South African artist Steven Cohen poses at the exhibition “My Joburg – Art Scene Johannesburg” in the Kunsthalle in the Lipsiusbau in Dresden, Germany. The exhibition by the Dresden State Art Collections runs from Saturday until January 5, 2014. Read more

Visitors look at Kalashnikov automatic rifles during the Arms and Hunting Exhibition in Moscow, Russia, 10 October 2013. The exhibition that runs from 10 to 13 October 2013.

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Visitors look at a display of Kalashnikov automatic rifles at the Arms and Hunting Exhibition in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, which runs from 10 to 13 October 2013

Journalist and presenter Evan Davies poses with a 3D printed model of himself in the exhibition '3D: printing the future' in the Science Museum on October 8, 2013 in London, England. Mr Davies' model features his arm in a sling due to him being scanned in August 2013 whilst recovering from a broken wrist. The exhibition, which opens to the public tomorrow, features over 600 3D printed objects ranging from: replacement organs, artworks, aircraft parts and a handgun.

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Journalist and presenter Evan Davies poses with a 3D printed model of himself in the exhibition ’3D: printing the future’ in the Science Museum on Tuesday in London, England. Mr Davies’ model features his arm in a sling due to him being scanned in August 2013 whilst recovering from a broken wrist. The exhibition, which opens to the public tomorrow, features over 600 3D printed objects ranging from: replacement organs, artworks, aircraft parts and a handgun.

The Gardens Of Chatsworth House Show Case Sotheby's Sculpture Auction...CHATSWORTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 05:  The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire pose beside a sculpture titled 'Cyclone Twist' by Alice Aycock displayed in the grounds of Chatsworth House as part of the Sotheby's Beyond Limit's sculpture exhibition on September 5, 2013 in Chatsworth, England. World renowned artists such as Jaume Plensa, Marc Quinn, Manolo Valdes and Thomas Heatherwick feature in the show held in the grounds of stately Chatsworth House in the Peak District. The 20 works will be on view to the public from 9 September to 21 October.

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The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire walk towards a sculpture titled “Cyclone Twist” by Alice Aycock displayed in the grounds of Chatsworth House, England as part of Sotheby’s “Beyond Limits” sculpture exhibition. Read more

In this picture made available Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, a visitor takes a rest in the Luminary tent on the venue of the 21st Sziget (Island) Festival on the Shipyard Island in Northern Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Sziget Festival is a cultural event offering art exhibitions, theatrical and circus performances and above all music concerts by nearly 300 performers, 150 of them from abroad

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A visitor takes a rest in the Luminary tent at the 21st Sziget Festival on Shipyard Island in Budapest, Hungary, a cultural event with art exhibitions, theatre and circus performances and music Read more

A child takes a rest on a chair next to a statue on display at an art exhibition in Beijing, China Thursday, August 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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An art exhibition in Beijing, China Read more

Staff member Sophie Lawrenson looks at some of the works on display as part of the new Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at the Queens Gallery Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. The exhibition will run from 2 August - 10 November.

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Staff member Sophie Lawrenson with part of the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery Palace at Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. The exhibition runs until November 10.