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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1874-1875-197

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MEDICAL DEPARTMENT 195 III MUSEUMS The Museums consist of Collections of objects illustrative of every department of Anatomy Human and Comparative Healthy and Morbid of Materia Medica Botany Chemistry Toxicology Mineralogy Geology and other branches of Natural History also of Collections of Diagrams amounting to upwards of 000 in number for illustrating the Lectures on these various subjects The Collection of Human Anatomy comprises large number of wet preparations models and casts presented by the late Dr Hooper and Green Esq and has been considerably enriched by additions from the several Professors friends and pupils of the College The Museum of Comparative Anatomy contains large 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 tbe 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 The Zoological Department includes Collections of Animals Birds Reptiles Fish Shells Insects Corals &c selected for the purpose of exhibiting the different foVms existing in nature There are also two Cabinets of Shells collected by James Jamieson Corder Esq formerly student of the College and presented to the Museum by his brother Thomas Corder Esq in 1873 Ī½
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