Exhibition “From Ambroise Paré to Louis Pasteur”

The « Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose » will host a dynamic exhibition entitled « From Ambroise Paré to Louis Pasteur – A Large Cabinet of Scientific Curiosities » over a long period.

Organised thanks to a couple of passionate, anonymous collectors, this exhibition is installed along the usual visit path.

More than 200 objects providing a remarkable illustration of the development of medicine and pharmacy from the 16th to the 19th century are thus presented in the cloisters and rooms of the « Hôpital Notre-Dame à la Rose  ».

These objects are curious, challenging, original and attest above all to a period where craftsmen and doctors combined their knowledge to advance medical and scientific techniques.  We could for that matter have subtitled this exhibition « Art in Human Hands » because all these instruments are as beautiful as they are disquieting and provide a glimpse into an age when the dexterity of surgeons was rivalled only by that of cutlers and makers of scientific instruments.

The exhibitions are open from Tuesday to Friday from 2 pm to 6 pm and on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays from 2 pm to 6.30 pm.

From Ambroise Paré to Louis Pasteur” (until the 30th November 2018)

 

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