This event has finished Took place on: Wednesday, 27th Mar 2019
Sue Lawrence's talk will explore the history of childbirth through the tools of midwives and man-midwives and the controversial aspects of their use.
Afterwards there will be an opportunity for further discussion of the topic and a display of archival material related to the subject.
There will also be the chance to see the exhibition Child Health in London before it closes on 10 April.
A Royal College of Surgeons event at London Metropolitan Archives
Cost: Free of Charge
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Reserve tickets at this website2019-03-27 2019-03-27 Europe/London Deadly tongs and Miraculous Chairs: the art and artefacts of childbirth Sue Lawrence's talk will explore the history of childbirth through the tools of midwives and man-midwives and the controversial aspects of their use. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/03/27/deadly-tongs-and-miraculous-chairs-the-art-and-artefacts-of-childbirth-193114 London Metropolitan Archives,40 Northampton Road,,London
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