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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1866-1867-176

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176 MEDICAL DEPARTMENT collection of Osteological specimens and skeletons presented by the Messrs Bellamy of Plymouth Among the wet prepa- rations are many highly interesting dissections displaying the minute anatomy of insects and other of the lower tribes as well as preparations of the various organs of the higher animals The Materia Medica and Chemical Collections are very com- plete large assortment of drugs having been presented by the Worshipful Company of Apothecaries by the late Sir Halford Bart by Messrs Savory Moore and Messrs Howard The Collections of Mineralogy and Geology are extensive and contain examples of the different formations with selection of the most characteristic fossils belonging to each valuable collection of Fossils consisting chiefly of bones of Mammalia and Reptilia from Perim Island in the Gulf of Cambay has been presented by Albermarle Bettington Esq of the Bombay Civil Service The Botanical Collections comprising Rottler's Indian Herbarium which has been considerably enlarged by addi- tions from Dr Royle and Dr Wallich are especially rich The Zoological Department includes Collections of Animals Birds Reptiles Fish Shells Insects Corals &c selected for the purpose of exhibiting the different forms existing in nature Admission of Students The Anatomical Museum is open daily from 10 till to Medical Students only The Museums of Materia Medica Natural History &c are open daily from 10 till to Medical Students and Students of the Department of Applied Sciences Every facility however is afforded to those who wish to remain for longer period in the Museums for the purpose of study Students wishing to examine and handle any of the pre- parations must obtain an order for such permission which must be signed by the Dean of the Department
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