Museum Specimens for Teaching Purposes 1

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    IT is now generally admitted that a thorough and practically useful knowledge of the form and other properties of natural bodies can only be acquired by an examination of such bodits themselves. The difference between knowing a thing by description only and knowing it from personal acquainiance need scarcely be insisted on.

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    Museum Specimens for Teaching Purposes 1 . Nature 15, 144–146 (1876) doi:10.1038/015144a0

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