Treasures of the NHM

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ITEM CODE: 26014
Natural History Museum

A showcase of over 200 of the Museum’s most exceptional natural treasures and wonders, encompassing the Museum's library, botany, palaeontology...
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Natural History Museum

A showcase of over 200 of the Museum’s most exceptional natural treasures and wonders, encompassing the Museum's library, botany, palaeontology, entomology, zoology and mineralogy collections. Take a privileged, behind-the-scenes peek and discover world-famous specimens and curatorial curios, equally fascinating and important in distinct ways. Learn the intriguing stories of each eclectic treasure and the history behind the collection. Includes a Victorian menu card from the opening of the world’s first dinosaur attraction in 1853, a tiny snail, the 26m diplodocus skeleton affectionately known as ‘Dippy’, a specimen case from HMS Challenger in 1872, a meteorite from Mars, a 1m vase made from Blue-John, metallic coloured Orchid Bees, Darwin’s Galapagos finches and much, much more.

Filled with colourful photography, capturing the objects and the architecture of the Museum itself. Published in 2018.
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Hardback
22 x 26cm
256 pages
Illustrated throughout in colour
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