IF no one else has already done so, will you permit me to call attention to the valuable feature of the Belfast meeting of the British Association presented by the exhibition of specimens, apparatus, and diagrams in the Anatomical Museum, due, it is understood, to the energy and perseverance of Mr. Ray Lankester. Here were to be seen, for instance, Mr. Symons's series of thermometers illustrating variations in sensibility, a collection of bones and other remains found in Kent's Hole and the Victoria Cave, during 1873–74, Dr. Pye Smith's large undescribed Medusa, the diagrams and plants which illustrated Dr. Hooker's address on Carnivorous Plants, specimens of breech-loading fire-arms, and many other objects of interest, all catalogued in each day's issue of the “Journal.” It is to be hoped that a similar collection, rendered still more complete through the cooperation of the authors of papers, will be an addition to the attractions of all future meetings of the Association.
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BENNETT, A. The Exhibition of Specimens and Apparatus at the British Association. Nature 10, 380 (1874). https://doi.org/10.1038/010380c0
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