The topic can be explored Saturday, February the 25th, at the History of Pharmacy Collection in Cluj-Napoca. With the aid of a special visit sheet, those interested in the Feast of Love can discover several depictions of the heart on different objects exhibited in the museum and in different places of the old pharmacy of the city located here. The heart was not always used as a symbol of romantic love, while, at the same time, the correct anatomical depiction of the organ has remained for centuries a mystery.
See for example the romantic hearts depicted on eighteenth-century bottles for the Elixir of Love. The recipe is also available :)
The event is held in Unirii Square 28, Saturday February 25th, between 10 AM and 4 PM. One can also visit the temporary exhibition "Animals that heal" and the item of the month - Aloe vera.
|Instructions for discovering the iconographic history of the heart|