The normal body on display

Public exhibitions of the Norma and Normman statues

Authored by: Elizabeth Stephens

The Routledge Companion to Media, Sex and Sexuality

Print publication date:  August  2017
Online publication date:  August  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138777217
eBook ISBN: 9781315168302
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In June 1945, a pair of composite statues called Norma and Normman went on public display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York (see Figure 1.1).

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