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Thu. 16 November 2017, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm AEDT
Take a medical history tour of Sydney from the First Fleet to the beginnings of the twentieth century. Join us to discover the secrets of Western medicine in the early colony and chart the history of the medical profession in Sydney. Resources include surgeon's journals, manuscripts written by early Sydney doctors, rare books featuring anatomy drawings and histories of diseases like the Bubonic Plague. Uncover medical scandals as we reveal the mysteries behind the medicing. This talk is not for the faint hearted!