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Oceanographical museum and aquarium of Monaco : illustrated guide

Musée océanographique de Monaco and Musée océanographique de Monaco. Aquarium 1911, Oceanographical museum and aquarium of Monaco : illustrated guide, 12th. ed., [Musée océanographique de Monaco], [Monte Carlo].

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Title Oceanographical museum and aquarium of Monaco : illustrated guide
Author(s) Musée océanographique de Monaco
Musée océanographique de Monaco. Aquarium
Publication date 1911
Approximate date between1911 and 1930?
Edition 12th.
Total pages 56 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Publisher [Musée océanographique de Monaco]
Place of Publication [Monte Carlo]
Keyword(s) Marine biology -- Museums -- Monaco
Oceanography -- Museums -- Monaco
Marine biology -- Monaco
Summary A comprehensive guide to the museum, including the aquarium. It sets it out the exhibits and display cases by floor and draws attention to the objects which a visitor ought particularly to notice. Exhibits are labelled in French, English, Italian and German, often illustrated by drawings. It advises a visitor to start with the cases against the walls to the right of the entrance, before proceeding to the objects in the middle of the room.
Notes Contents:
The Ground floor -- The Great Hall -- The Lecture Room -- Ground Floor. East Hall. Marine Zoology : Littoral fauna ; Fauna of the Continental slopes ; Abyssal fauna ; Bathypelagic or deep sea fauna ; Pelagic fauna ; Exhibits arranged above the show-cases ; Centre of room -- First Floor : Central Hall : East Room. Physical and instrumental oceanography ; In the centre of the room ; Flat show-cases ; The Gallery ; Nets and other tackle hanging from the ceiling : West Room on the First Floor. Applied Oceanography ; The flat show-cases ; Centre of room ; The gallery -- The Aquarium -- The Scientific staff of the Museum.

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"The English translation of the Guide ... done by Miss Naish."--Page 56.
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