“Preserved in Glass: The Art and History of Wet Specimens”

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“Preserved in Glass: The Art and History of Wet Specimens”
Photograph: Joanna Ebenstein Wet Specimen by Bernardus Siegfried Albinus, circa 1730, Museum Boerhaave, Leiden
Imagine a roomful of brains kept in glass jars; that’s exactly what wet-specimen preservation is. Obscura Antiques restorer Mark Batelli delivers an illustrated lecture on these education tools, which also make great paperweights.

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