Wax anatomical model of human head

Made:
1801-1900 in Germany
maker:
Unknown

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Wax anatomical model of human head, on stand, showing structure of brain, on wooden stand, German(?), 19th century.
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Wax anatomical model of human head, on stand, showing structure of brain, on wooden stand, German(?), 19th century.
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Wooden stand and parts of wax anatomical model of human head, showing structure of brain, German(?), 19th century

This anatomical model of the human head is made of wax and is mounted on a wooden stand. It has been made with the top of the skull removed to reveal the structure of the brain. It is said to have been made in Germany.

Details

Category:
Anatomy & Pathology
Object Number:
1988-258/2
Materials:
wax, wood
type:
anatomical model
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • medical demonstration equipment
status:
Permanent collection

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