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Science Museum - see something that no one has seen online before

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OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 17-Jan-21 21:30:01

thesciencemuseum.github.io/never-been-seen/index.html

The science museum have created the ability to see something that no one else has seen from their digitised collection online before.

I got this grin

Post what you get.

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Took Sun 17-Jan-21 21:33:29

Exciting stuff grin

Pacif1cDogwood Sun 17-Jan-21 21:34:49

Not for the faint hearted!

Clarabellawilliamson Sun 17-Jan-21 21:36:20

I like it!

TheWitchwithNoName Sun 17-Jan-21 21:36:45

Ghosts?

Zacharyswan Sun 17-Jan-21 21:38:25

I think I might win this one.

FenEel Sun 17-Jan-21 21:38:39

I got a pair of bronze Roman forceps used in surgery. What a cool thing!

ImAllOut Sun 17-Jan-21 21:39:46

A 19th century French catheter, how exciting!

UselessTrees Sun 17-Jan-21 21:39:52

A hernia bistoury. Which has also taught me the word 'bistoury'. Cool.

citygirlinwellies Sun 17-Jan-21 21:41:28

Looks like an ancient fidget cube grin

viques Sun 17-Jan-21 21:41:28

Not very good at uploading.

I had a crystal glass.

What a fun site. I can see myself whiling away a few hours on it.

Gilead Sun 17-Jan-21 21:42:17

Neodrenal tablets!

MsAwesomeDragon Sun 17-Jan-21 21:42:24

This is what I got. That's really interesting.

WhatWouldPhyllisCraneDo Sun 17-Jan-21 21:42:24

A lightbulb. Fascinating stuff grin

Oversize Sun 17-Jan-21 21:43:23

Underwhelmed by my spring. Just a metal spring. No idea what it was for.

Autumnalleaves Sun 17-Jan-21 21:43:26

This is fun!

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 17-Jan-21 21:43:44

I want an ancient fidget cube grin

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ndo4000 Sun 17-Jan-21 21:44:05

Erm.... shock

Thenthatsthatthen Sun 17-Jan-21 21:44:44

I got an Acupuncture needle

WhatWouldPhyllisCraneDo Sun 17-Jan-21 21:45:04

For those who are getting a blurry blue image, you have to click on it. Then it will show properly

MsAwesomeDragon Sun 17-Jan-21 21:46:20

Another one. I don't really know what a cupping set is, but it looks interesting.

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 17-Jan-21 21:46:36

Or click on the collection number.

I think people are discovering the site. It's definitely getting slower. But that adds to the suspense. grin

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ndo4000 Sun 17-Jan-21 21:47:23

Ah! Thanks @WhatWouldPhyllisCraneDo. This looks a lot better.

OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 17-Jan-21 21:47:42

I think cupping is to draw out ' bad stuff'. You light a taper in it to create a partial vacuum and then stick it on the skin. Gruesome.

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OhYouBadBadKitten Sun 17-Jan-21 21:48:16

oh and you prick holes in the skin first.

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