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Speed Surgery

Three chances to catch a talk on the gruesome details of operations before anaesthetics or antiseptics.

“I have broken my arm – I am a dead man!”
Demonstrations of Victorian surgery, when operations
were performed without anaesthesia, and a patient’s only
relief from agony was the speed of the surgeon’s knife...
How will you survive...?


Museum Curatorial Staff | talks


Date and Time:

30 June 2007 at 12:00 pm


30 minutes



Old Operating Theatre, Museum & Herb Garret
9a St Thomas' Street
020 7188 2679

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Available from:

To reserve a space, call 020 7188 2679 or email curator@thegarret.org.uk

Additional Information:

Event runs three times, at 12pm, 2pm and 3pm.

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