Catalogue of the Osteological Portions of Specimens by William Clark

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By William Clark

William Clark was once Professor of Anatomy at Cambridge for almost fifty years, amassing many specimens of bones to be used within the examine of comparative anatomy, body structure and osteology. those shaped a relevant a part of the gathering that finally turned the university's Museum of Zoology. He needed to help scholars of normal sciences in buying wisdom from direct commentary of good prepared and properly 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 standard player within the influential Cambridge Philosophical Society, in may perhaps 1860 William Clark made there what Darwin appeared to be a 'savage onslaught' on his lately released at the foundation of Species. This e-book unearths Clark's very assorted method of learning the tree of existence.

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29 MOEHRING. The Whimbrel. 324. 325. Skeleton. Presented by Prof. Clark. Head. From Thorshavn. Faro Islands. Presented by J. W. Clark, 326. Head reversed, to show the inferior surface. locality. Presented by J. W. A. Trin. 327. A much smaller head. Presented by J. W. A. Trin. Coll. From the same Coll. A. Trin. Coll. Family VII. CITLTRIROSTRES. Genus Platcdea. 3)US. Platalea leucomdia. L. The White Spoonbill. 328. 329. Skeleton. Presented by W. H. D. Caius College. Head. ] Presented by Prof. Clark.

Head. do. Head reversed, to show the inferior surface. Presented by Prof. Clark. Fringilla ccdebs. L. The Chaffinch. 467. 468. Head. Presented by Prof. Clark. Head reversed, to show the inferior surface. Presented by Prof. Clark. Fringilla chloris. TEMM. The Greenfinch. 469. Skeleton. Presented by Prof. 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.

349. 350. Skeleton. Presented by W. H. D. Caius College. Head. From the Faro Islands. Presented by J. W. A. Trin. Coll. Head reversed, to show the inferior surface. Presented by J. W. A. Trin. Coll. A much smaller head. From the Isle of Skye. BIRDS. 31 Genus Charadrius. Charadrius morindlus. L. The Dotterel. 351. 352. Head. Presented by Prof. Clark. Head reversed, to show the inferior surface. Presented by Prof. Clark. 353. Head. Charadrius pluvialis. L. The Golden Plover. Presented by Prof. Clark.

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