The fate of a nineteenth-century ischiopagus from Denmark

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The fate of a nineteenth-century ischiopagus from Denmark. / Meyer, Ion; Richter, Jane.

In: Journal of the History of Collections, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2008, p. 253-258.

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Meyer, I & Richter, J 2008, 'The fate of a nineteenth-century ischiopagus from Denmark', Journal of the History of Collections, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 253-258. https://doi.org/10.1093/jhc/fhn009

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Meyer, I., & Richter, J. (2008). The fate of a nineteenth-century ischiopagus from Denmark. Journal of the History of Collections, 20(2), 253-258. https://doi.org/10.1093/jhc/fhn009

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Meyer I, Richter J. The fate of a nineteenth-century ischiopagus from Denmark. Journal of the History of Collections. 2008;20(2):253-258. https://doi.org/10.1093/jhc/fhn009

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Meyer, Ion ; Richter, Jane. / The fate of a nineteenth-century ischiopagus from Denmark. In: Journal of the History of Collections. 2008 ; Vol. 20, No. 2. pp. 253-258.

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