Dallas, Texas: Bronze Hands of the Famous

The collection of surgeon Adrian E. Flatt, who made celebrity hand-casting his hobby starting in the 1960s. 100+ on display.
Address:
3500 Gaston Ave., Dallas, TX
Directions:
Exhibit is on the first floor of Truett Building in the Baylor University Medical Center complex (about 10 blocks or so east of U.S. Highway 75).
Phone:
214-820-0111
Admission:
Free.
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Hands of famous tennis players. Bronze Hands of the Famous

What's cooler than wax sculptures made from photos of famous people? Well, a lot of things, but the thing I've got in mind is bronze casts made from the ACTUAL HANDS of famous people -- presidents, astronauts, athletes, actors, etc. Louis Armstrong, Winston Churchill, Joe DiMaggio, Andre the Giant and Walt Disney are among the highlights; there's also a handful of medical oddities. The casts were named for surgeon Adrian E. Flatt, who made celebrity hand-casting his hobby.

[Dave, 02/11/2003]

Sept. 2012: Photo added.

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