New York Museum of Anatomy

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Like its European predecessors, The New York Museum of Anatomy displayed both actual sensational anatomical specimens, as well as was and papier-mâché models. First opening in 1863-- as The Parisian Cabinet of Wonders & Anatomy-- the museum initially was located at 618 Broadway, between Houston and Bleecker. The museum later moved to 760 Broadway in 1871..........................From Michael Sappol: "The 1867 New York Museum of Anatomy displayed executed murderer Anton Probst’s head and right arm (which struck the fatal blows).