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[129] was a secret with Rudolph and Leopold Blatscha, father and son, the makers — or artists, as they may well be called. They must be scientists as well, and be accurate in the slightest details. The father died recently, but fortunately the son can carry on the work.

The Botanical Museum also contains an interesting exhibit of tlhe industrial uses of many plants. Sugar and other food products, hemp-natural and manufactured-vegetable ivory, different kinds of woods for cabinet making and many more useful products are illustrated. Of course all this is only a part of what Harvard has to offer botanical students. The extensive Herbarium and Botanical Gardens have a place of their own and are described elsewhere.

With the mineralogical collection, a little farther on, the end of the building is reached. Probably the time is not far distant when that other wing, the Peabody Museum, will be met and joined by further building. Then one can travel under one roof over the vast space and many departmentss of the University Museum.

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