Lost in the museum : buried treasures and the stories they tell / Nancy Moses.

Lost in the museum : buried treasures and the stories they tell / Nancy Moses.

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Moses, Nancy, 1948-
Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, c2008.
ix, 167 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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AM133.M67 2008z
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-158) and index.
Glass pessaries: p. 60, 63; Blaschka sea creatures: p. 23-38.
John James Audubon's birds, Academy of Natural Sciences --
Blaschka sea animals, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh --
Franklin B. Gowen's bowl, Historical Society of Pennsylvania --
Pessaries, Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia --
Skull of a prehistoric Peruvian child, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History --
Ker-Feal, Barnes Foundation --
Plan for the dome of the United States Capitol, Athenaeum of Philadelphia --
John Brown's pike, Civil War and Underground Railroad Museum of Philadelphia --
Summer garments of a Tibetan princess, Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture.
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