The Medical History of Cities - BIRMINGHAM

Birmingham Whitering Birmingham Convention Center Watt Engine Birmingham Godiva

Withering - the discovery of the cardiac effects of belladonna

Birmingham Convention Center

Watt's engine - the driver of the Industrial Age

Godiva and Peeping Tom

“The name arose because the society would meet during the full moon, as the extra light made the journey home easier and safer in the absence of street lighting. The members cheerfully referred to themselves as "lunaticks", a pun on lunatics."
[Birmingham Lunar Society, 1765-1813]
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