A 19th Century Didactic Skull

Prepared by Millikin & Lawley

Late 19th Century

With paper label "Millikin & Lawley 67 & 68 Chandos Street STRAND, W.C.
In Contemporary Wooden Case with Hinged Lid


A very good male human skull prepared for didactic purposes with various parts held by brass latch hooks:
Lifted upper cranium
Sprung jaw with complete dentition
Front sections pegged for ethmoidal, maxillary sinus and nasal cavity examination
The temporal bone removable to view ossicles, eardrum and mastoid air cells.

Millikin & Lawley was established in the Strand under the name of John Millikin, the scientific instrument maker, during the early part of the 19th century. The business was particularly active between 1860 and 1900 providing scientific instruments and teaching aids to medical professionals and students.

1413/2627
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