Rare SNAKE Zoology Chart Circa 1900

Item ID: 1780 | Category: Antique And Vintage

Ophidia I. Tropidonotus. Natrix Tab 18. Chart showing the anatomy of the Grass Snake. This is a large & very rare Zoology Teaching Chart Circa 1900. These charts were produced in 19th century by a variety of continental European publishing houses. In the days before slide projection, they were purchased for use in teaching undergraduates. They were hung up at the front of a lecture theatre and being of large size were visible at the back of the room. They were a standard teaching aid used by Universities all over the world. They usually address a wide variety of Zoological topics, current in the teaching of the day. Many are of considerable artistic merit and were based on the work of contemporary leading scientists. A framed example of this chart hangs in the Main Gallery at the Hunterian Museum in Glasgow. Measures 140cms long & 135cms wide. Price includes UK postage only due to the length.

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