Inspector General James Miranda Barry

Man Surgeon/Woman Surgeon

 


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With Moustache or Without Moustache? That is the question.

On Miranda James Barry's anniversary of death the Old Operating Theatre celebrates her pioneering career as a surgeon in a time when women weren't allowed to study surgery and other medical disciplines.

Disguised as a man she became the first woman to graduate as a British doctor.

Join this revealing talk including a surgical demonstration using the harsh instruments with which she would have had to work. Discover her strange story.

  • 2pm

Where

Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret
9a St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY
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6; conc 5; child 3.50; family (2+4) 13.90

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