Anatomical Model of a Dugong Heart

Anatomical Model of a Dugong Heart

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Description
This papier mache model of the heart of a dugong (sea lion) was made in the Auzoux factory in Normandy, France. The Smithsonian bought it in 1895, probably paying $10 (duty free).
Ref: James W. Queen & Co. Catalogue of Anatomical Models, Charts and Osteological Preparations (Philadelphia, 1886), p. 14.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Anatomical Model
model, anatomical, dugong heart
date made
About 1895
maker
Etablissements du Docteur Auzoux
Place Made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Measurements
overall:;
overall: 27.3 cm x 15 cm x 10.4 cm; 10 3/4 in x 5 7/8 in x 4 1/8 in
overall: 4 5/8 in x 11 in x 7 in; 11.7475 cm x 27.94 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
MG.28824.05
catalog number
49340
accession number
28824
catalog number
28824.05
49340
subject
Anatomy
Education
Cardiology
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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