'Poisons for Medicine' - Victorian Pharmacists and Quack Doctors:

Graham Harrison


Organisation:
Sun Jester
Region:
England
Notice Period:
Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Type:
Professional
Fee:
Paid: £75 plus travel @ 35p per mile up to 30 miles from Aylesbury
Category:
History
Updated:
23rd February 2020
Tagged:
Victorian | History | Medicine | Poisons

All Sun Jester's talks and entertainments aim to enlighten, divert and amuse audiences of all sizes and ages.

A darkly humorous look at medicine in the 19th Century. The reign of Victoria saw the development of chemical medicine from medieval-style alchemy to modern pharmacy. Chemists lent their ingenuity to attempt to provide any cure their customers wanted. Some made fortunes, some made disastrous mistakes.

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About Graham Harrison

Sun Jester is a family business that offer a range of informal talks and entertainments for groups of all interests including after dinner entertainments. With a usual duration of 45–60 minutes, they can be adapted to suit requirements.

We have been working in the field of Heritage Education for over 25 years.

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