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Chambered nautilus shell

Item Information

Title:
Chambered nautilus shell
Description:
The nautilus shell, formerly on display in the Boston Medical Library’s building at 8 The Fenway, was probably originally in Holmes’ study. A second nautilus shell is housed with other Holmes items at Harvard’s Houghton Library. Nautilus shell from Oliver Wendell Holmes's (1809-1894) study
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
nautilus shell
Location:
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Collection (local):
Boston Medical Library Art and Artifact Collection
Boston Medical Library Artifact Collection
Series:
Boston Medical Library Art and Artifact Collection
Subjects:
Nautilus shell
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Extent:
1 shell
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Notes (date):
Undated
Notes:
From the collections of the Boston Medical Library
Identifier:
DigID0002124