Anatomical Model: Brain

Psychology

Accession Number: 2011.psy.34

Instrument Name: Anatomical Model: Brain

Description:

An anatomical model of a brain inside a wooden box with green felt lining. The object is painted and numbered. It can be taken apart into sections corresponding to the hemispheres and medulla. There is a list that corresponds to the numbers detailing the different regions of the brain.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Plastic or papier-mâché, Wood

Markings:

Old inventory number = PSY 047. The top of the box is stamped “Psychology Dept, U of T; Brain model”.

Dimensions (cm):

Box: Height = 16.5, Width = 5.5, Length = 8; Object: Height = 13, Width = 12, Length = 15

Function:

Illustrates the different parts of the brain.

Condition:

Excellent. The object is in excellent condition. The wooden box is missing part of its strap and has some red rot on the remaining part of the strap.

Associated Instruments: 2011.psy.29, 2011.psy.67

Manufacturer: Denoyer-Gepper Company, Chicago. U.S.A.

Date of Manufacture:

Provenance:

Dept. of Psychology, University of Toronto

Donated to UTSIC: No

Historical Notes:

The object has three parts: the anatomical model of the brain, the wooden box and the list of parts corresponding to the numbers on the model.