'This Bewitching Poison': Alcohol and the Royal College of Physicians

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Thomas Rowlandson's 1811 etching, 'The Last Drop', goes on display at the Royal College of Physicians
The Royal College of Physicians' new exhibition spans 300 years of drinking, from the 'gin craze' of the 1700s to the minimum unit pricing debates of today, with a combination of paintings, prints, rare books and artefacts. Discover how doctors, campaigners, artists and satirists responded to the pleasures of pitfalls of booze.

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Looks good... always good to know more about the magic potions we drink... Im a bit confused by the 21:00 time though, says on the RCP website they close at 5pm???