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Free entry - booking recommended

Tuesday to Saturday: 10am – 5pm

Black metal framed glasses with black fabric strap. Each lens has a additional black framed magnifier.

Surgical loupes (magnifying lenses) belonging to surgeon Lewis Spitz, in use 1980s to 2005

Reading Room

Learn more about the Hunterian Museum and Royal College of Surgeons of England collections

'John Hunter and the 'museum oeconomy' 1750-1800' by Simon David John Chaplin, PhD Kings College London 2009

Download john-hunter-and-the-museum-oeconomy.pdf (pdf, 6.676 MB)

'The legacies of the repatriation of human remains from the Royal College of Surgeons of England' by Sarah Morton, DPhil University of Oxford 2017

 Full thesis available for download on the University of Oxford catalogue