Database on Blumenbach’s scientific collections
Scientific and historical data on the objects that still exist.
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Example data record
„Rattle quill of a
South African porcupine“
Screen shot; no zoom function for images. (Free access)


Example data record
„Molar of a wooly mammoth“
Screen shot; no zoom function for images. (Free access)


Sources on Blumenbach’s skull collection
• Catalogues
• Labels on the skulls
• Historical publications
• Correspondence


Catalogue of the „Schlütersche Mineraliensammlung“ (Schlüter Mineral Collection)
Digital version and comments.









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