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Medicine in Battle

Battle Museum
High Street
Battle
East Sussex
TN33 0EA

Tel: +44(0)1424 775955

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Medicine in Battle

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Type: Exhibition

'Medicine in Battle: a surprising history'.

The exhibition will show weird and wonderful medicines and treatments used in Battle, sometimes until quite recently. For example, a leech jar; false teeth made from hippo bone; muscle rub used for humans AND their horses etc. Also featured will be a wonderful farewell book for Dr George Kendall in the late 1920's, like an illuminated manuscript. The citizens of Battle presented him with this and clubbed together to buy him a retirement home in Eastbourne.

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