London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
First Anaesthesia in England
given in England
in a house
on this site
Erected by Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland.
Location. 51° 31.276′ N, 0° 7.869′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is on Gower Street just south of Chenies Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 52 Gower Street, London Borough of Camden, England WC1E 6EB, United Kingdom.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Aickman (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Lady Ottoline Morrell (about 150 meters away); Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (about 150 meters away); Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett (about 180 meters away); George Dance (The Younger) (about 180 meters away); T.S. Eliot (about 240 meters away); Lord Eldon (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Sir Samuel Romilly (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
More about this marker. Although not mentioned on the marker, the anaesthetic used was ether, the operation was a (successful)
Also see . . . How General Anaesthesia Reached London (Harold Ellis). (Submitted on November 16, 2017.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.