The Anatomical Collection of the Catalan Museum of the History of Medicine in Barcelona

Alfons Zarzoso


This paper deals with the anatomical collection of the Catalan Museum of the History of Medicine. It situates the origins of this collection in the institutions historically created for the teaching and training of surgeons and physicians in the city of Barcelona. Thus, it is analysed a period that started at the Royal College of Surgeons founded in 1760 and that continued at the restored Medical Faculty in the University of Barcelona at mid-nineteenth-century.


Key words: Anatomical collection - Medical museum - Teaching institutions 

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