Papier-mâché model of a silkworm by Dr Louis Auzoux

Made by Auzoux, Louis in France, Europe, 1884.
This is an anatomical model of a silkworm made of papier-mache, metal and plaster. It was made by Louis Auzoux in France and purchased by the Museum in 1884. The then curator of the Museum, Joseph Maiden, believed there was great potential for silk …
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