Hunterian Museum, Glasgow Photos

The Hunterian Museum of the University of Glasgow contains antique specimens of historical, scientific, industrial and natural subjects. They include Roman artifacts excavated from Scotland, decorative arts, plus inventions by Glasgow University professors like Kelvin, Watt and Lister. The Hunterian Art Gallery is in a building across the road.

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Hunterian Museum entrance in Randolph Buildings of University of Glasgow. Glasgow, Scotland.Stairway up to Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Central gallery with Roman collection at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Beamed arched ceiling of central gallery at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Hunterian Museum entrance in Randolph Buildings of University of Glasgow. Glasgow, Scotland.Stairway up to Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Central gallery with Roman collection at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Beamed arched ceiling of central gallery at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Gallery with natural history collection at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Gallery architecture at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Cast iron pillars at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Cast iron double pillar at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Gallery with natural history collection at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Gallery architecture at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Cast iron pillars at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Cast iron double pillar at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Plaster death mask of museum founder William Hunter at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Oak chair with Black Stone dolerite slab upon which University of Glasgow students sat for oral exams as far back as 1451 at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Rear of Blackstone chair which incorporates hour glass to time oral exams up to mid 19th C at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman stones found along the Antonine Wall in Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Plaster death mask of museum founder William Hunter (before 1870) at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Oak chair with Black Stone dolerite slab upon which University of Glasgow students sat for oral exams as far back as 1451 at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Rear of Blackstone chair which incorporates hour glass to time oral exams up to mid 19th C at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman stones found along the Antonine Wall (142 AD) in Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Roman stones found along the Antonine Wall in Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman altars found in East Dunbartonshire, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman altar to Jupiter found at Old Kilpatrick Roman Fort, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman drain cover found in bath-house in Bothwellhaugh Roman fort at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Roman stones found along the Antonine Wall (142 AD) in Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman altars found in East Dunbartonshire, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman altar to Jupiter found at Old Kilpatrick Roman Fort, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman drain cover found in bath-house in Bothwellhaugh Roman fort at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Roman building records of Roman Legions stone plaques found in Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman stone carved with reclining figure of Victory from front of Roman Temple in West Dunbartonshire at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman stone carved with dedication to a Caesar found in West Dunbartonshire at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman stone carved with Capricorn & Pegasus plus dedication to Emperor Antoninus Augustus Pius found in West Dunbartonshire at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Roman building records of Roman Legions stone plaques found in Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman stone carved with reclining figure of Victory from front of Roman Temple in West Dunbartonshire at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman stone carved with dedication to a Caesar found in West Dunbartonshire at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman stone carved with Capricorn & Pegasus plus dedication to Emperor Antoninus Augustus Pius found in West Dunbartonshire at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Roman stone carved with Capricorn & Pegasus plus symbol of Emperor Augustus found in West Dunbartonshire at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman stone carved with two Victory figures with dedication to Emperor Hadrian found in West Dunbartonshire at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Preserved Roman shoes recovered at Bar Hill fort at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Romano-British ceramic Hunt Cup showing dog chasing hare at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Roman stone carved with Capricorn & Pegasus plus symbol of Emperor Augustus found in West Dunbartonshire at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Roman stone carved with two Victory figures with dedication to Emperor Hadrian found in West Dunbartonshire at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Preserved Roman shoes recovered at Bar Hill fort at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Romano-British ceramic Hunt Cup showing dog chasing hare at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Roman bronze jug found in a river south of Glasgow at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Uniquely Scottish carved stone Neolithic balls of unknown purpose greater than 4000 years old at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.English pewter tankards & Scottish pewter mutchkin tavern measure by John Tait of Edinburgh at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.English pewter bleeding bowl with measuring lines at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Roman bronze jug (1st-2nd C) found in a river south of Glasgow at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Uniquely Scottish carved stone Neolithic balls of unknown purpose greater than 4000 years old at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.English pewter tankards (c1650-1700) & Scottish pewter mutchkin tavern measure (1700) by John Tait of Edinburgh at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.English pewter bleeding bowl (c1720-50) with measuring lines at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
English ale glass engraved with hops leaf & drinking glasses with various stems in front of pewter plates at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Scottish silver Quaich drinking cup at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Musical instrument, metalware & ceramics collections at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Glass Venetian-style latticino beaker, covered oil or vinegar burette from Spain & painted glass sprit flask from Central Europe at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
English ale glass engraved with hops leaf (c1760) & drinking glasses (18th C) with various stems in front of pewter plates at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Scottish silver Quaich (c late 17th C) drinking cup at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Musical instrument, metalware & ceramics collections at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Glass Venetian-style latticino beaker(16-17thC), covered oil or vinegar burette from Spain (17thC) & painted glass sprit flask from Central Europe (18thC) at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Jugs by Clyde Pottery of Greenock, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Mary jugs by Clyde Pottery of Greenock, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Glasgow Exhibition jug by Clyde Pottery of Greenock, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Indian Cress pottery jug by J & MP Bell Co. of Glasgow + ceramic jug by D. Methven & Sons of Kirkcaldy, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Jugs (19thC) by Clyde Pottery of Greenock, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Mary jugs (late 19thC) by Clyde Pottery of Greenock, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Glasgow Exhibition jug (1888) by Clyde Pottery of Greenock, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Indian Cress pottery jug (1870-80) by J & MP Bell Co. of Glasgow + ceramic jug (c1900) by D. Methven & Sons of Kirkcaldy, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Royal Bowl with Prince of Wales feathers by Clyde Pottery of Greenock, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Tam O'Shanter & Souter Johnny plate commemorates Robert Burns story by unknown Scottish potter at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Ceramic bowl with thistle swags & legend "Something tae the bairn" possibly by J & MP Bell Co. of Glasgow at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Ceramic bowl with legend "It's a long way to Tipperary" by unknown at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Royal Bowl with Prince of Wales feathers (1863) by Clyde Pottery of Greenock, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Tam O'Shanter & Souter Johnny plate commemorates Robert Burns story by unknown Scottish potter at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Ceramic bowl with thistle swags & legend "Something tae the bairn" (c1900) possibly by J & MP Bell Co. of Glasgow at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Ceramic bowl with legend "It's a long way to Tipperary" (1914-8) by unknown at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Ceramic bowl with image of Gordon Highlanders by unknown at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Ceramic salt bucket "pig" by Cumnock Pottery of Ayrshire, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Serpent is bass of cornet family of musical instruments at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Chimu culture blackware earthenware vessel with fishermen in boat over Mamacocha from North Coast Peru at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Ceramic bowl with image of Gordon Highlanders (1914-8) by unknown at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Ceramic salt bucket "pig" (c1900) by Cumnock Pottery of Ayrshire, Scotland at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Serpent (19thC) is bass of cornet family of musical instruments at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Chimu culture blackware earthenware vessel with fishermen in boat over Mamacocha (mother goddess) (c1050-1470) from North Coast Peru at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Statue of James Watt at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Wimshurst Electrostatic Generator by W.B. Nicolson of Glasgow used two disks rotating in opposite directions to generate high voltage static electricity used to power x-rays at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Joseph Lister's antiseptic carbolic steam spay at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Joseph Lister's antiseptic copper sterilizer for ligatures at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Statue of James Watt at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Wimshurst Electrostatic Generator (c1895) by W.B. Nicolson of Glasgow used two disks rotating in opposite directions to generate high voltage static electricity used to power x-rays at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Joseph Lister's antiseptic carbolic steam spay (1871) at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Joseph Lister's antiseptic copper sterilizer for ligatures (1890) at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Lord Kelvin bronze bust by Archibald McFarlane Shannan at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Collection of instruments patented by Lord Kelvin & made by Kelvin & James White Ltd. Of Glasgow & London at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Model of Cooke-Wheatstone telegraph made by George Mason & Co. of Glasgow which gives readout of signal in alphabetic characters at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Froment's mouse-mill motor used to move paper tapes in Kelvin's siphon recorder for telegraphs at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Lord Kelvin bronze bust (1896) by Archibald McFarlane Shannan at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Collection of instruments patented by Lord Kelvin & made by Kelvin & James White Ltd. Of Glasgow & London at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Model of Cooke-Wheatstone telegraph (c1880) made by George Mason & Co. of Glasgow which gives readout of signal in alphabetic characters at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Froment's mouse-mill motor (c1849) used to move paper tapes in Kelvin's siphon recorder for telegraphs at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Kelvin's cable galvanometer to detect Atlantic cable signals at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Lord Kelvin's electric meter at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Dr. William Hunter's medical specimens collection at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Diseased skull in Dr. William Hunter's medical specimen collection at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Kelvin's cable galvanometer (mid 1850s) to detect Atlantic cable signals at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Lord Kelvin's electric meter at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Dr. William Hunter's medical specimens collection at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Diseased skull in Dr. William Hunter's medical specimen collection at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Capercaillie specimen, a bird on edge of extinction in Scotland, at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Geology collection at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Crystal display at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Colorful minerals at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.
Capercaillie specimen, a bird on edge of extinction in Scotland, at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Geology collection at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Crystal display at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.Colorful minerals at Hunterian Museum. Glasgow, Scotland.

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