I AM informed that the plan of fitting a museum with cases sealed on the side facing the public galleries, alluded to in last week's NATURE, was suggested by Dr. Hooker, in an article signed “A Metropolitan Naturalist,” in the Gardener's Chronicle for 1858, p. 749, which also contains many other good suggestions as to the requirements of the museum.
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FLOWER, W. The New Natural History Museum. Nature 2, 83 (1870). https://doi.org/10.1038/002083b0