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The Pointer Collection of Natural History (Musaeum Pointerianum), Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 37651
Object Type: Object
Accession Number: 1925-45
Brief Description: Large case with twelve drawers of plant, animal and mineralogical specimens. The drawers contain marine biological specimens, herbivorous mammal teeth, geological samples, shells, fossils, woods, roots, barks , nuts and seeds. The fossils include ammonites, bellemnites, sea urchins and corals. Most of the drawers are divided into 100 compartments and many of the specimens are contained in small, leather-coated wooden boxes with clear glass lids.
Provenance: Lent by St John's College
Collection Group: Pointer Collection
Material(s): Wood
Iron
Copper Alloy
Glass
Leather
Mineralogical Specimens
Plant Tissue
Animal Tissue
Bone
Shells
Earthenware
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
1040 673 625 mm

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