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STT Tour of Ayurvedic Man: Encounters with Indian Medicine

Walking tour

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Thursday 8 February 2018

18:00-18:45

Be guided by us through an exhibition that crosses cultures and continents, but has as its starting point ‘Ayurvedic Man’ – an 18th-century Nepali painting depicting the organs and vessels of the male body according to classical Ayurveda.

Visitor Experience Assistant Heather explores a series of encounters: between ancient South East Asian medical practice and modern biomedicine and between exquisite objects from the Ayurvedic tradition and the colonial-era collector.

This Speech-to-Text tour has been designed for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Places are free but very limited. If you would like to come along, please email access@wellcomecollection.org or call 020 7611 2222.