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By William Clark

William Clark was once Professor of Anatomy at Cambridge for almost fifty years, accumulating many specimens of bones to be used within the research of comparative anatomy, body structure and osteology. those shaped a critical a part of the gathering that at last grew to become the university's Museum of Zoology. He wanted to help scholars of common sciences in buying wisdom from direct remark of good prepared and effectively pointed out specimens. The 1,289 goods, catalogued in 1862, contain 128 from people of varied races and dates. those contain mask of the faces of Isaac Newton, William Pitt and Benjamin Franklin. This concentration displays, partly, the nineteenth-century fascination with phrenology. a typical player within the influential Cambridge Philosophical Society, in may well 1860 William Clark made there what Darwin appeared to be a 'savage onslaught' on his lately released at the foundation of Species. This ebook unearths Clark's very diversified method of learning the tree of lifestyles.

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L. 516. Skeleton. The Cape Sagittary. Brookes collection. Family LIV. Genus Vidtur. VULTUKIN^E. LINNJEUS. ) 517. Head. Harwood collection. Genus Cathartes. ILLIGEB. Cathartes gryphus. I I I . The Condor. 518. Head. ] 519. Left foot, dried. Presented by Prof. Clark. Harwood collection. CLASS IV. MAMMALS. Order I. Family I. ) MONOTREMATA. MONOTREMATA. Genus Ornithorynchm. BLUMENBACH. Ornithorynchus paradoxus. BLUMENB. The Duck-billed Animal: the Water-mole. 520. Cervical vertebrae... 7. Dorsal do.

Skeleton. Presented by Prof. Clark. Head. From the Isle of Skye. Presented by J. W. A. Trin. Coll. Larus fuscus. 274. 275. L. L. The Lesser Black-backed Gull. Head. Head reversed, to show the inferior surfacePresented by J. W. A. Trin. Coll. BIRDS. Larus tridactylus. LATH. 276. 277. 25 The Kittiwake. Head. ) Head reversed, to show the inferior surface, j Presented by J. W. A. Trin. Coll. Larus argentatus. Baunr. The Herring-Gull. 278. Head. From Basta Voe, Yell, Shetland. Presented by J. W. A. Trin.

Clark. BIRDS. Fringilla Canarina. L. 470. 471. 472. 473. 41 The Canary. Skeleton. Presented by Prof. Clark. Skeleton. do. Head. do. Head reversed, to show the inferior surface. Family XLI. ALAUDIM. Genus Alauda. LINNAEUS. Alauda arvensis. L. The Skylark. 474. 475. 476. Skeleton. Presented by Prof. Clark. Head. do. Head reversed, to show the inferior surface. Presented by Prof. Clark. Family XLV. LIOTRICHINJE. Genus Mimus. BOIB. Mimus polyglottus. L. The Mocking-bird. 477. Skeleton. From the Zoological Society's Gardens.

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