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Figs. 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D. Four examples of the German anatomical specimens

          prepared using differential carmine staining.
          These preparations seem to be much less common than those prepared using transparent
          injection, and have an IMB. printed on their labels.
          4E A scarce variation with the label indicating that both imbibition (IMB.) and transparent
          injection (INJ.) techniques were used in the preparation.
          4F An unusual pathology specimen, prepared by imbibition (IMB.), and specifically
          relating to the study of epithelial cancers.
          4G Fine example of transparent injection of Rabbit Liver, with 4 different transparent
          colors used to differentiate the structures.
          4H Occasionally, one sees an unlabeled example with the specimen description hand
          written in black ink. It is also not uncommon to see examples of fully labeled slides, with a
          portion of the handwritten description still visible (often in the same hand and ink) under
          an over~layering of original mountant, as seen in
          4I. This would suggest that the slides probably all originally carried the handwritten
          descriptions during their preparation, and were then cleaned prior to application of the
          Smith, Beck & Beck paper labels.
          4J An interesting enhancement to a spectacular transparent injection of Cat Cerebrum: a
          frame of thin mahogany wood with an oval cutout has been bonded to the front of the full
          size slide surface, and the label relocated.

7 Originally published in the Winter 2012 Quekett Journal of Microscopy, Issue 41, pages 701-712

                             Republished with permission in Micscape Magazine, March 2016
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