Radziun A. Chistov Y. The First Scientific Collections of Kunstkamera: Exhibition Guide. SPb., 2012.
Автор:
   A.B. Radziun, Yu.K. Chistov
Издательство:
   MAE RAS
Год издания:
   2012
ISBN:
   978-5-88431-194-7
Библиографическая информация:
  

Radziun A., Chistov Y. The First Scientific Collections of Kunstkamera: Exhibition Guide/ Anna Radziun, Yuri Chistov; Russian Academy of Sciences, Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera); edited by K. Nosovskaya, Ju. Kupina. – St. Petersburg: MAE RAS, 2012. – 80 p. – (Series “Halls of Kunstkamera”).

Серия:
   Halls of Kunstkamera
Аннотация:

Guide to the exhibition «The First Scientific Collections of Kunstkamera» – the third edition of the series «Halls of Kunstkamera». The guide tells the history of the Peter the Great’s oldest public museum in Russia – Kunstkamera – and about its first scientific collections – cabinet of «naturalies», introduces the collection of F. Ruysch and A. Seba, bought by Peter in Amsterdam at the beginning of the 18th century, and the teratological collection, acquired in Russia by decree of Tsar. 

  FOREWORD
  INTRODUCTION
  PETER I AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF NATURAL SCIENCES IN 18TH CENTURY RUSSIA
    Peter’s I Range of Interests
    The “Emperor’s Cabinet”
    Peter and his Collection of Monsters
    Giant Bourjois (Giants and Dwarfs)
    Anatomical Theatre
    The First Anatomists of the Academy of Science
    Maria Sybilla Merian and the Gsells
  FREDERIK RUYSCH AND HIS ANATOMICAL COLLECTION
    Frederik Ruysch
    Preparations with Injected Vessels
    Embryo Preparations
    Ruysch’s “Cabinet”
    The Art of Embalmment
    Frederik Ruysch’s Technique
    Frederik Ruysch and Albert Seba
  TERATOLOGY
    Teratology. The History of Science
    Human and Animal Embryos
    Twin Monstrosities
    Single Monstrosities
    Limb Defects
  ROOM “THE FIRST NATURAL-HISTORY COLLECTIONS” IN FIVE MINUTES
    Collection of teeth extracted by Peter I
    Wax Brain Model in a Natural Skull
    Skeleton of Nicolas Bourjois
    Janus-Faced Monster
    Baby Head from F. Ruysch’s Collection
    Injected specimen from F. Ruysch’s collection