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James Henry Pullen: The Genius of Earlswood Asylum

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Free

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James Henry Pullen

The Genius of Earlswood Asylum

Saturday 13 May 2017 | 11.00am – 12.00pm

Admission: Free

A talk about the life of James Henry Pullen, (1835-1916), a resident of the Royal Earlswood Asylum near Redhill. In his lifetime he was said to have the condition of savant syndrome though today he may have been diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Condition. Pullen created model ships including Brunel’s Great Eastern and the warship, Princess Alexandra. On display are his pictorial autobiography, imaginary ships, paintings and models. The visit will include time to inspect his work and view a short film about his life.

Details

Date:
May 13
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.langdondowncentre.org.uk

Venue

Langdon Down Centre
2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
Phone:
0333 1212 300
Website:
www.langdondowncentre.org.uk

Organizer

Down’s Syndrome Association
Phone:
0333 1212 300
Website:
www.langdondowncentre.org.uk