Art and Medicine Tours London

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Bible Tour, British Museum 

1 hour 45 minutes

£15

Brings to life many Old Testament figures (Ahab Jehu Hexekiah) linked to archaeological treasures. The worlds greatest Assyrian sculptures and Egyptian  pharaoes (Ramses II). The famous discovery of the ‘Flood Tablet discovered by George Smith based on the Gilgamesh Epic pre Noah in the Bible.[…]

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Medical Southwark: Sawbones to Shard

1 hour 45 minutes

£15

David from London Walks  describes this fascinating medical tour – Anyone up for making the rounds with Dr. Barry in Southwark? Grab your stethoscope and white coat and let’s go. It’s a tale – and trail – of rhino horns and the King’s Evil and scurvy[…]

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Enlightened Doctors, British Museum

1 hour 45 minutes

£15

Great Ormond Street Childrens  Hospital chapel designed for children, Queens Square, Dr Mead, and a tour of the Enlightenment Gallery of British Museum, Dr Hans Sloane, Orrery  Obsidian tablets of the magical Dr Dee and 18th Century collections of Captain Cook

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Art of China, British Museum

1 hour 45 minutes

£15

Meet Kuan-yin, the Chinese goddess of mercy. You’ll be glad you did. No image could be more gracefully, serenely, exquisitely lovely than she. And that’s by way of extending a very special invitation: Let’s Go To China. To the Shang and Tang and Ching dynasties.[…]

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French Impressionism, Courtauld Gallery

1 hour 45 minutes

£15

A ravishing collection of world class Impressionist paintings ranging from Monet’s landscapes and Renoirs portraits. Degas sculptures and Gauguins early works and later Tahitian phase. The highlight is Manet’s greatest and last masterpiece The ‘Bar at the Follies Bergere’ Also works by Kandinsky

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Islamic Art, Victoria and Albert Museum

1 hour 45 minutes

£15

The V&A houses a superb collection of Islamic artefacts ranging from a priceless rock crystal ewer to ceramics. Following the death of Mohammed in 7th Century Islam spread rapidly across the east Asia and North Africa. We will see the greatest carpet in the world the amazing Ardabil carpet

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