Mounted snapping turtle skeleton, 1855 [WAM 00179]

Dublin Core

Title

Mounted snapping turtle skeleton, 1855 [WAM 00179]

Subject

Warren Anatomical Museum
Zoology
Osteology
Reptiles
Turtles

Description

Articulated skeleton of a snapping turtle mounted on black painted wooden base

Creator

Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Date Created

1855

Rights

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Access Rights

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Relation

See Warren Anatomical Museum Catalog Number 00178 for additional snapping turtle skeleton.
See Warren Anatomical Museum Catalog Number 00180 for loggerhead turtle skeleton.
See Warren Anatomical Museum Catalog Number 00181 for green turtle skull.

Is Part Of

Osteological Preparation: Non-Human

Is Referenced By

J. B. S. Jackson, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Warren Anatomical Museum (Boston: A. Williams & Co., 1870), 16.

Format

image

Extent

1 osteological preparation

Medium

Osteological preparation, zoological

Type

physical object

Identifier

Warren Anatomical Museum Catalog Number: 00179

Provenance

This skeleton was prepared by Oliver Wendell Holmes and donated by him to the Warren Anatomical Museum in 1855.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Skeleton

Physical Dimensions

21 H x 79 W x 31 D cm

Files

00179_v1.JPG

Citation

Holmes, Oliver Wendell, “Mounted snapping turtle skeleton, 1855 [WAM 00179],” OnView, accessed June 14, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/5888.