The article presents the brains collection of the Museum of Human Anatomy of the University of Turin. Carlo Giacomini (1840-1898) engaged research on the nervous system and proposed a new technical procedure for preserving the brain through drying. He prepared more than thousand brains using his method.

Carlo Giacomini, his "new process for preserving the brain" and the dispute with Lombroso over "criminal brains"

GIACOBINI, Giacomo;CILLI, Cristina;MALERBA, Giancarla
2016

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The article presents the brains collection of the Museum of Human Anatomy of the University of Turin. Carlo Giacomini (1840-1898) engaged research on the nervous system and proposed a new technical procedure for preserving the brain through drying. He prepared more than thousand brains using his method.
Lorenzo Tenchini and his masks
Skira
33
37
978-88-572-3059-7
brain, conservation method, museum
Giacobini, Giacomo; Cilli, Cristina; Malerba, Giancarla
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Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: http://hdl.handle.net/2318/1626025
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