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The Cabinet of Frederik Ruysch

The Cabinet of <a href="/search?text=Frederik%20Ruysch" title="" class="lexicon-term">Frederik Ruysch</a>

Frederik Ruysch’s cabinet of curiosities, commonly referred to simply as the Cabinet, was a museum Ruysch created in the Netherlands in the late 1600s. The Cabinet filled a series of small houses that Ruysch rented in Amsterdam, and they contained greater than 2,000 specimens, including preserved fetuses and infants.

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