27 May 2014: ‘Discovering Private Thomas Lawless’, National Museum of Ireland, Collins’s Barracks

Discovering Private Lawless copyAt 12.30pm on Tuesday 27 May there was a lecture and presentation in the National Museum of Ireland, Collins’ Barracks, on forensic artist and celebrated sculptor Christian Corbet helped to create a first in forensic reconstruction history by identifying an Irish-born Canadian soldier of the Great War,  Private Thomas Lawless of the 49th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Forces, using CT, laser and isotope scanning, and artistry. This special event marked the acquisition of a sculpture by Corbet by the National Museum.

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