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Photograph of an anatomical model of the human brain, enlarged, 1888
  Anatomical model of the human brain, enlarged, 1888
Photograph of an anatomical model of a bird’s brain, enlarged, 1893
  Anatomical model of a birdís brain, enlarged, 1893
Medical and natural history museums developed popular anatomical exhibits comparing the differences between human and veterinary structures. Auzoux's factory in Paris produced many different animal models, including insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and wild and domestic mammals. A popular way to exhibit the development of the human embryo was to show how a chick develops inside an egg.
 
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Photograph of a page from Auzoux catalog
  Page from Descriptive Catalogue No. II Antatomical Models, distributed and published by Richard Kny & Co., 1895  
Photograph of a page from Auzoux catalog
  Detail of page from catalog.  
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