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Blood under the microscope: William Hewson, an 18th-century anatomist

Number two of a series of lunchtime lectures and special tours at the Hunterian Museum on the theme of the history of microscopy.

Join Tania Kausmally, historian and archaeologist as she lays bare the history of 18th-century anatomist and microscopist William Hewson, the father of modern haematology.

Plus free tour of Benjamin Franklin House, where Hewson lived and worked. Tour dates: 26 April at 12, 1, 2, 3.15 and 4.15pm.


Ms Tania Kausmally | talks | www


Date and Time:

20 April 2010 at 1:00 pm


1 hour



Hunterian Museum, London
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
020 7869 6560

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This talk is supporting the free exhibition 'Curious: the art of microscopy' 16 February-3 July 2010 at the Hunterian Museum, Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Lunchtime lectures supported by the Royal Microscopal Society and the Royal Society.

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