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British Antiques Roadshow

Royal Hospital Haslar (#2621)

Michael introduces the programme with ariel views of the Gosport Peninsula. He also describes the building of the Royal Hospital Haslar by architect, Theodore Jacobsen. Scottish physician James Lind was one of the first to be in charge at Haslar - known as the 'Father of Nautical Medicine' it was he who pioneered citrus juice as a treatment for scurvy. [27 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: For 23 years "British Antiques Roadshow" has attracted UK audiences in excess of 13 million a week. Always filmed on location, local residents numbering in the thousands pour in clutching personal treasures for the chance to discover their true value. They may have been handed down through generations, discovered in dusty attics or picked up in junk shops, but all items are examined, commented on and valued by the Roadshow experts.

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