RCP Museum Late - October
5.30pm - 8pm
11 St Andrew's Place, Regent's Park, NW1 4LE
Exploring a taste of one's own medicine exhibition
Photography by Saul Perryman

Explore our museum and exhibition 'A taste of one's own medicine' after hours.

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Explore the exhibition

Graphic satire has been popular for centuries. The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) cares for a unique collection of medical satire prints from the mid-18th century to the 1980s, donated to us by doctors and members over our 500-year history.

In the past, as today, satirical images were closely tied to a particular time and place. They responded to contemporary events and were viewed by audiences who understood the circumstances of their creation, meaning they can now be difficult understand.

From stereotypes of doctors to caricatures of individuals, satirical depictions of treatments to scathing attacks on the RCP, join us in ‘A taste of one’s own medicine’ as we explore the complex and intriguing meanings behind the satirical prints in the RCP’s collection.

Join a curator introduction

At 6pm and 7pm enjoy a curator’s introduction to the exhibition exploring the ridiculed and the reviled in the RCP’s satirical print collection.

Explore the Museum after hours

As well as 'A taste of one's own medicine' visitors will be able to explore our:

Refreshments will be available to purchase at the Regent's Perk cafe.

Banner image - photography by Matt Chung.

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