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Catherine Jinks – Charlatan

Event Information

When
  • 12 Jul 2017 12:20pm - 1:30pm
Where
  • Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street
  • Sydney
  • New South Wales
Other Information
  • Cost: Free
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Catherine Jinks – Charlatan

Mesmerist, phrenologist, public-speaker – criminal? Charlatan tells the story of Thomas Guthrie Carr, a self-proclaimed stage mesmerist who hustled his was around Australia and New Zealand between 1865 and 1886 – he even once performed at the SMSA!

Join Catherine Jinks as she delves deep into the chequered past of this fascinating character, including a court case about a very questionable encounter with a local married woman.

No Booking Required!

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