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The Body Snatcher

In the dark, among the graves, the body snatcher awaits...


18th and early 19th century surgeons and medical students did not just want to watch dissections. They wanted to perform them themselves. However, the amount of bodies legally available to surgeons did not match the demand for dissection. For science, a solution had to be found…


Speaker(s):

Assistant Curator Kirsty Chilton | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

26 October 2013 at 2:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

Old Operating Theatre, Museum & Herb Garret
9a St Thomas' Street
Southwark
London
SE1 9RY
020 7188 2679
http://www.thegarret.org.uk

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£6.20

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To book, please contact 020 7188 2679 or email curator@thegarret.org.uk

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The event is included in the museum's admission charge

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