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A selection of artifacts from the Gammon Collection. These pieces were specifically selected by curator Philip Obermarck to highlight the variety and uniqueness of the collection. Displayed in May 2012 at The Kimura Gallery, Anchorage, Alaska, USA.

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  • The first display of the Gammon Collection in over 50 years
  • Looking Across the Gallery
  • Finger of St. Dymphna in a Wooden Reliquary (11th c)
  • Finger of St. Dymphna (detail)
  • Natural Oddities Case #1
  • Platypus Egg
  • Platypus Egg (detail)
  • Postcard from William Harding
  • Violin Beetle (Mormolyce phyllodes lyonis)
  • Violin Beetle (detail)
  • Violin Beetle in Amber (detail 2)
  • The Naturalist's Library
  • Christ's Face on Toast
  • Christ's Face on Toast (Detail)
  • Teddy Roosevelt Potato
  • Teddy Roosevelt Potato (detail)
  • Abraham Lincoln Coffee Stain
  • The Maddona on Toast
  • Geologic, Mineralogical and Historical Curiosities
  • Cokinosauropteryx Oualis
  • Cokinosauropteryx Oualis (detail)
  • Cokinosauropteryx Oualis (detail 2)
  • Article from the London Daily News (May 16, 1862)
  • Two Pieces of the Petrified Miner
  • Preserved Heart of a Norse Giant in an Oaken Casket (5th c)
  • Oaken Casket (detail)
  • Preserved Heart of a Norse Giant (detail)
  • Photo, Journal and Letter detailing the fate of Captain Harrison Forsythe
  • The Final Journey of Captain Harrison Forsythe
  • Shrunken Head of Captain Harrison Forsythe
  • Shrunken Head of Captain Harrison Forsythe (detail)
  • Shrunken Head of Captain Harrison Forsythe (detail)
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