The Museum Vrolikianum in Amsterdam was famous amongst scientists and medical men all over Europe in the nineteenth century. No visit to the city was complete without taking the opportunity to gaze in admiration at its five thousand specimens, ranging from curious stillbirths to human skeletons - healthy or diseased - and all kinds of exotic and not-so-exotic animals. Recent scientific publications have brought this exceptional collection back into the limelight. With its wonderful photographs by Hans van den Bogaard, this ...

Forces of Form: The Vrolik Museum 2012, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam

ISBN-13: 9789056297244

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