Wonder Bound

“Why are centuries-old natural history books vital to
scientific research?” Using materials from the Rare Books Collection at the
Smithsonian, the exhibit offers a variety of images dealing with natural
history museums of the past to allow for the exploration of parallels and
contrasts between the operations and methods of present-day natural history
museums. Materials in the different sections of the exhibit deal with the
preservation and maintenance of specimens and the methods by which a natural
history museum might be organized.
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