Nicolson Street Edinburgh

Royal College of Surgeons’ Museum Nicolson Street Edinburgh

Nicolson Street Edinburgh is where you will find The Royal College of Surgeons.The Incorporation of Surgeons and Barbers was founded in Edinburgh in 1505 and in 1722 the surgeons broke away from the barbers. Then in 1778 King George III granted a new charter giving the surgeons the title The Royal College of Surgeons of the City of Edinburgh.  The Royal College Building opened in 1832 and in 1851 Queen Victoria granted a charter giving its present title The Royal College of Surgeons.

The Surgeon’s Hall Museum collection grew from 1699. In the 1800’s the Museum had expanded to include remarkable collections donated by famous people and inventors. There are three sections to the museum and many exhibitions held throughout the year.

 HISTORY OF SURGERY MUSEUM 

Gives the in-depth history of surgery, from the 16th century to the present day. The museum also contains a laparoscopic training unit, where visitors can test their surgical skills. There is a section on sports and exercise medicine and the gallery also houses temporary exhibitions.

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The Royal College of Surgeons Quin-centenary 2005 Bronze Plaque at the entrance to the College and Museum and the gardens and bronze sculpture at the entrance to the Royal College of Surgeons building.

Nicolson Street Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons Quin-centenary 2005 Bronze Plaque at the entrance to the College and Museum Nicolson Street Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons the entrance to the College and Museum

HINC SANITAS | FROM HERE HEALTH 

The Sculpture is of two hands holding a scalpel.

Nicolson Street Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons Plaque Hinc Sanitas From Here Health Nicolson Street Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons Hinc Sanitas Sculpture of two hands holding a scalpel Nicolson Street Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons Hinc Sanitas Sculpture of two hands holding a scalpel

The inscription on the plaque reads; HINC SANITAS | FROM HERE HEALTH | THIS SCULPTURE BY | MR DENYS MITCHELL | WAS UNVEILED BY | THE RIGHT HONOURABLE | NORMAN IRONS | LORD PROVOST OF EDINBURGH | ON 6 DECEMBER 1994

J.K.Rowling and Harry Potter Story Edinburgh

J.K Rowling  or Joanne Rowling was born on 31st July 1965 in a town called Yate in Gloucestershire. Joanne Rowling and her daughter moved to EDinburgh in 1994. She wrote seven Harry Potter books which have been made into movies for the bid screen.

   Nicolson Street Edinburgh J K Rowling Plaque Nicolson Street Edinburgh J K Rowling penned Harry Potter

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