Medical collection

Medical collection (AjM) consists of equipment, apparatuses and instruments used in medicine and natural sciences: diagnostics equipment (X-ray), surgical tools, dental instruments, medicine making machines, experimental physiology instruments, anthropological instruments and much more.

The collection is based on a selection of science and teaching collections gathered around the world (Professor Johann von Erdmann’s pharmaceutical herb collection (1836), Professor of Pharmacy Georg Dragendorff’s collection of drugs, cinchona bark, resin and microscope slides (1860–80), a rich collection of medical teaching aids, natural science (botany, zoology, geography) equipment (water and soil sample kits, drug drying and preservation devices), geodetic instruments (nivelirs, alidates)).