"The Inuit have used. [...] Tactile maps of the coastline, carved out of wood. They can be carried inside your mittens, so your hands stay warm. They have infinite battery life, and can be read, even in the six months of the year that it is dark. And, if they are accidentally dropped into the water, they float. What you and I might see as a stick, for the Inuit can be an elegant design solution that is appropriate for their particular environment."—Bill Buxton, Sketching User Experiences, pg 37
Wax hands by Joseph Towne were anatomical models made from 1825 to teach contagious disease at Guy's Hospital, London. Some are currently on display at the Museum of London.
An 18th Century Mahogany Apothecary Cabinet bearing a paper label 'Smart, Chemist & Druggist, St Martins Court, Near Leicester Square, London'. Containing nine glass bottles, the drawers having various containers and glass implements. 10 ins x 11½ ins x 7½ ins (25.5 cms x 29 cms x 19 cms).