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Specimen, Cake of Cochineal Insects, 1841

This is a Specimen. It is dated 1841. Its medium is cochineal insects in glass jar (a) and original collector's paper tag (b). It is a part of the department.

It is credited E1463-0, Smithsonian Institution, Department of Anthropology.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 17.8 × 14 cm (7 in. × 5 1/2 in.)

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