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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. The Prince Room houses our natural history collection. It is named after the late naturalist Peter Prince, who worked extensively on South Georgia.
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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. 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.
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 +Find out more about these artefacts at [http://www.ehive.com eHive]
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 +[[Image:SGHT.1992.1.099_(001).JPG|175px| left | thumb | Elephant seal skull]]
 +[[Image:SGHT.1992.5.55_(002).jpg|250px| thumb | Baleen plate]]
-== Artifacts ==+[[Image:SGHT.2009.9_(002).JPG|210px| left| thumb | Snow petrel]]
-* [[Block of baleen plate from a minke whale]]+[[Image:Prince_Room_detail_sml.jpg|400px| left| thumb | Toothfish and benthos]]
-* [[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]]+

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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.


Find out more about these artefacts at eHive


Elephant seal skull
Elephant seal skull
Baleen plate
Baleen plate
Snow petrel
Snow petrel
Toothfish and benthos
Toothfish and benthos