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The Curious Character of Martin van Butchell – Dr Simon Chaplin, Wellcome Trust

December 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

£10.00

From his extravagant beard, to his purple-painted pony and the mummified body of his dearly beloved wife that he kept in his living room, nothing was normal about eighteenth century dentist Martin van Butchell. Join Simon Chaplin, Director of Wellcome Collection, for an exploration of  the life and times of one of Georgian London’s most eccentric medical men.

Ticket price includes a glass of wine and mince pie, followed by the lecture.

Picture courtesy of the Wellcome Collection

Details

Date:
December 12
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£10.00
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Organiser

Erasmus Darwin House
Phone:
01543306260
Email:
enquiries@erasmusdarwin.org
Website:
erasmusdarwin.org

Venue

Erasmus Darwin House
Erasmus Darwin House Beacon St
Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 7AD United Kingdom
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