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"A large drum microscope with two rack and pinion sets, one for coarse focus and one for varying tube length. The latter must be the "Grossissement variable." The lead-filled base has a square opening for illuminating the flat/concave substage mirror…

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This is a skech of a full body skeleton that is labeled in order to distinguish different areas of the body. This diagram would have been used to educate future anatomists.

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This is a sketch of a fetus skeleton in the 17th century. The sketch would have been done at the time of the autopsy in order to act as education for other anaomists.

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The definition of Phrenology as defined in the Webster's Academic Dictionary, circa 1895.

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'The Lecturer' giving an anatomy lesson with a pig's carcase, No. 2, Noxiana series of satires

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Act 1 scene 4 king Richard III, Burke and Hare debating murder, No 5 of second series, Noxiana series of satires

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"The cadaver used to create this etching can be seen on display in the University�s Anatomical Museum, Teviot Place. The lymphatics have been injected with mercury to provide a clear illustration of this system for anatomical study. Believed to be…

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The 1832 Act published in response to the growing demand for cadavers. "An Act for regulating Schools of Anatomy."
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