Chambered nautilus shell

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Title

Chambered nautilus shell

Subject

Nautilus shell
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

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.

Abstract

Nautilus shell from Oliver Wendell Holmes's (1809-1894) study

Creator

Unknown

Date Created

Undated

Rights

The Boston Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in this collection. For use information, consult Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu

Access Rights

Access to the original work depicted requires advance notice. Contact Public Services at chm@hms.harvard.edu for additional information

Is Part Of

Boston Medical Library Artifact Collection

Format

image

Extent

1 shell

Medium

nautilus shell

Type

physical object

Identifier

DigID0002124

Provenance

From the collections of the Boston Medical Library

Files

http://stage.collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/0002124_dref.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Chambered nautilus shell,” OnView, accessed February 26, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6263.

Item Relations

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