Comparative brain model, shark

Deyrolle (estab. 1831)
Circa 1890
Plaster model of an oversized shark brain manufactured by Deyrolle of Paris. The species is described as 'Scyllium canicula', a now superceded name for the small-spotted catshark. Part of a comparative set of eight models, comprising brains of a frog, ammocoete (lamprey larva), alligator, shark, rabbit, dog, trout, and pigeon.
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Circa 1890
Production place
Accession number
original/labels ▫ CERVEAU GROSSI DE SǪUALE Scyllium Canicula Fils d’Emile Deyrolle, 46, rue du Bac, Paris.
metal imprint/maker's mark ▫ Deyrolle Paris
Object type
Harry Brookes Allen Museum Anatomy Category


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