Special Event

Salon for the City: London Dirt

Salon for the City: London Dirt

27 November 2014, 18.30

Location: Westminster Arts Library

Though the Victorians invented 'sanitary science' and invested millions in a vast network of modern sewers, at the end of their era, the capital remained filthy with vast dust mountains at Kings Cross, streets swamped with glutinous black mud, air peppered with soot, winters of choking fogs and summer air a 'coffee-coloured sirocco' of desiccated muck.

November

  • Exhibition: The Generous Georgian, Dr Richard Mead

    Exhibition: The Generous Georgian, Dr Richard Mead

    26 September 2014 - 4 January 2015

    Location: The Foundling Museum

    Exploring Mead ‘in the round’, as a collector, philanthropist and physician, this exhibition will bring to light the Foundling Hospital’s relationship with a truly remarkable individual.

  • Salon for the City: London Dirt

    Salon for the City: London Dirt

    27 November 2014, 18.30

    Location: Westminster Arts Library

    Though the Victorians invented 'sanitary science' and invested millions in a vast network of modern sewers, at the end of their era, the capital remained filthy with vast dust mountains at Kings Cross, streets swamped with glutinous black mud, air peppered with soot, winters of choking fogs and summer air a 'coffee-coloured sirocco' of desiccated muck.

December

January

  • Exhibition: The Generous Georgian, Dr Richard Mead

    Exhibition: The Generous Georgian, Dr Richard Mead

    26 September 2014 - 4 January 2015

    Location: The Foundling Museum

    Exploring Mead ‘in the round’, as a collector, philanthropist and physician, this exhibition will bring to light the Foundling Hospital’s relationship with a truly remarkable individual.

  • Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration

    Disease and the Art of Medical Illustration

    28 January 2015, 18.30

    Location: Barts Pathology Museum

    In this lavishly illustrated talk Dr Richard Barnett, author of The Sick Rose, will explore the connections between art, anatomy and medicine in an age of revolution. The Sick Rose draws on the Wellcome Library's remarkable collection of historical medical images.