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Oh My Poor Nerves!

Join Miss Adlington - a truely spirited invalid for an insight into her many maladies

Have you a horror of draughts, rich food & sudden excitement ? Join Miss Adlington for readings from Jane Austen, a splendid selection of medical artefacts, details of home cures quack remedies, & crude surgery. Highlights the battle between science & superstition, putting the great Victorian medical advances into context. As a last word health concerns of the period are compared to modern hypochondria, ending with some infallible advice for a long life. From a physician of 1794. Lucy Adlington of the History Wardrobe presents this lively exploration of history, hypochondria and health


Ms Lucy Adlington | talks


Date and Time:

2 February 2009 at 7:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



Grosvenor Museum
27 Grosvenor Street
01244 972109

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