“The Wagner houses a large nucleus for illustration, and where the student can perfect himself in the studies made readily available by the Institution. The collections are the most extensive in the country, and of a superior order, embracing a serried rank of more than half a million of specimens. Every person interested in the natural sciences could further benefit from the enrichment this rich and beautiful collection of specimens offer.”
- A friend of education, c. 1870
Specimen of the Month
Find out more about the specimens in the collection. A new specimen is highlighted every month.
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