Two Australian Fetuses: Frederic Wood Jones and the Work of an Anatomical Specimen Academic Article uri icon


  • A close analysis of two fetal specimens is used to explore of role of material specimens in anatomical practice of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the significance of Indigenous bodies in that era's quest for an understanding of human difference, and the postcolonial legacies of the global project of creating collections of human specimens.

publication date

  • 2015