Natalie Tobert


Natalie Tobert, medical anthropologist and lecturer worked as assistant curator at the Horniman from the early to mid 1990s. She made a number of collecting field trips to Africa, Asia and the Americas including Egypt, Sudan and the United States to collect examples of Pueblo pottery.

On behalf of the Museum made a South India pilgrimage collection during a visit to India from November 1994 to January 1995, sponsored by the Nehru Trust. The objects collected were later used in a temporary exhibition at the Horniman, Sacred Lands:Devoted Lives. Hinduism and Daily Life in South India.

Brief biography

medical anthropologist

Connected to...

Collection Information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.

The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

If you have any further information about objects in our collections or can suggest corrections to our information, please contact us: