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Barbers, Blood & Bandages


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What did people do before the invention of anaesthetic and antiseptic
procedures?

Everyone is familiar with the red and white stripes outside of barbers' shops; but do you know what the rotating pole means?

Uncover the surprising shared story of healthcare and hairdressing and how surgery became one of the most prestigious professions of the
19th century.

When
  • 11.30am
  • £5.60 (conc £4.60; child £3.25)
Where

Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret
9a St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RY
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