Cionia Testa, c1745-1807

Glass specie jar containing specimens of whelk shell, Cionia Testa. From the Burges Collection. Text on paper contents label reads ‘Cat. mat. med. p. 111 No. 12, ...

Civet, c1745-1807

Glass jar containing specimens of civet, a secretion from the glands of the civet cat. From the Burges Collection. Pomet, in his Compleat History of ...

Coccinella Spur, c1745-1807

Glass jar containing spurious specimens of cochineal insects, used as a dye. From the Burges Collection. Text on paper labels reads ‘Catal. Mat. Med. p. 125 ...

Coccinella, c1745-1807

Glass jar, with glass lid and paper labels, containing specimens of cochineal insects (Dactylopius sp.), used as a dye. From the Burges Collection. Text on ...

Coccus Ilicis Kermes, c1745-1807

Glass specie jar containing specimens of Coccus insects (Coccus ilicis or Kermes ilicis), used for making dye. From the Burges Collection. Text on paper contents ...

Coccus Polonicus, c1745-1807

Glass jar containing specimens of ‘Polish cochineal’ insects (Kermes ilicis? Porphyrophora polonica?), used for making dye. From the Burges Collection. Text on paper labels reads ‘...

Coccus Sylvester, c1745-1807

Glass jar containing specimens of Coccus insects (Coccus ilicis or Kermes ilicis), used for making dye. From the Burges Collection. Text on paper labels reads ‘...

Coccus, c1911

Glass shop round with transfer label, containing specimens of Coccus insects, used for making red coloured dye. Text on label reads ‘COCCUS’.

Concha Margaritifera, c1745-1807

Glass jar containing specimen of mother of pearl, Concha Margaritifera. From the Burges Collection. Text on paper labels reads ‘Catal. Mat. Med. p. 112, no. 13’ and ‘...

Concha Venerea, c1745-1807

Glass jar containing two specimens of sea snail or cowrie shell, Concha Venerea. From the Burges Collection. Text on paper labels reads ‘Catal. Mat. Med. ...