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Useful bodies: anatomical Fellows in the late 18th century

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October
262007

13:00 - 14:00

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The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

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 Simon Chaplin, Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons

Private anatomy teaching flourished in London in the second half of the 18th century. Many of its leading proponents were also Fellows of the Royal Society. This talk explores some of their stories, and the role of the Society in providing a public sanction for the noisome business of private dissection.

Useful bodies: anatomical Fellows in the late 18th century

Public lecture by Simon Chaplin, Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons

The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK