A self-portrait of death at new exhibition

Over 300 works from a collection devoted to death are going on display in London. The exhibition called 'Death: A self-portrait' places rare and historical artefacts alongside human remains and explores our attitudes towards death. The works are on display at the Wellcome Collection.

Richard Harris, a former antique print dealer based in Chicago, assembled the works Credit: Press Association
A visitor looks at masks which make up part of the collection Credit: Press Association