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-== Artefacts == 
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-* [[Block of baleen plate from a minke whale]] 
-* [[Tooth from a sperm whale (1998.6.306)]] 
-* [[Tooth of a sperm whale (1992.1.049) ]] 
-* [[Top part of bull elephant seal skull]] 
-* [[Barnacle from a whale]] 
-* [[Tooth from an elephant seal (1992.5.050.1)]] 
-* [[Tooth from an elephant seal (1992.5.050.2) ]] 
-* [[Lens from the eye of a sperm whale]] 
-* [[Embryo of humpback whale]] 
-* [[South Georgia pipit egg]] 
-* [[Black-browed albatross egg]] 

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The Prince Room houses our natural history collection. It is named after the late naturalist Peter Prince, who worked extensively on South Georgia.

In the 2006/7 season the room was redecorated and a large new display case was installed, providing a fitting home for the excellent taxidermy and skeletal displays. Highlights of the room include a bull elephant seal skull, a foetus humback whale and a wandering albatross chick on the nest.