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Model of a human brain, Europe, 1801-1850

Science Museum, London

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The shape and structure of the human brain is shown in this wax model. At the upper end of the central nervous system, the model also shows the brain’s connection to the spinal cord. This object would have been used as a teaching aid. Such models were an important part of anatomy teaching due to the lack of real bodies available for dissection. maker: Unknown maker Place made: Europe



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