Medicine

  • Anatomical eye preparation

    Record number: 14438

    Date: 1882

    Form of acquisition: deposit

    Dimensions: 17 x 27 x 19 cm

    Anatomical eye preparation, in papier mache. It bears an inscription stating 533 Anatomie Plastique Dr. Arzoux, 1882.

    As with other exhibits, it originally came from the collection of the Chair of Anatomy of the medical faculty of Barcelona University.

    These exhibits were used, depending on the date of construction or acquisition, from the second half of the 19th century onwards. Their main function was as part of the teaching tradition, taking anatomical preparations or models to supplement the study and teaching of the anatomy the human body.