Deadly tongs and Miraculous Chairs: the art and artefacts of childbirth

 
  2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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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2019-03-27 14:00 2019-03-27 14:00 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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London Metropolitan Archives,

40 Northampton Road,
London,
EC1R 0HB

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