WONDER

22.07.2018 > 02.09.2018
Science and Culture at the Royal Palace of Brussels

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Object 1

Medal offered by King Léopold I to Émile Delannoy de Warneton
Belgium, 1861
Donation of the Friends of the Royal Library
(gold - 41 mm - 66.72 g)
KBR - Medal Cabinet

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Object 2

Double pistol with large head
Posthumous money of Charles Quint,
found in the stomach of a cow at the abattoir in Namur in 1883
France (Besançon workshop), 1578
(gold - 33.4 mm -13.04 g)
KBR - Medal Cabinet

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Object 3

Silver book cover containing a relic
Greece, 1816
Origin : Mrs Louis Solvay
KBR



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Object 4

Adolphe Sax
Trumpet with six valves and seven bells
Brass
Paris, 1869
MIM (RMAH, 4the dép.)


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Object 5

Wonderful coincidences
Minerals and Insects
Assemblage proposed by the Belgian Royal Institute of Natural Sciences
(2018)
KBIN-IRSNB

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Penicillium vulpinum MUCL 38790 (Phase 1-2-3)
Penicillium crustosum MUCL 43437
Armillaria sp. MUCL 57008
Collection de micro-organismes BELSPO/BCCM

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Object 7

Silver equestrian seal and counterseal of empress Maria-Theresia for the duchies of Brabant and Limburg and the Margraviate of Antwerp
original box, 1753
National Archives of Belgium,
Matrices and Seals Collection, n°6-7

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Object 8

Elkington & C°, Silversmiths (manufacturer)
Silver ink-pot offered to Emile Banning by S.M. Léopold II
after the conference of Brussels from 1889-1890, 1890 (uncertain), Great Britain, WHI, RMM, Brussels, Numismatics

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Object 9

Josef Johann Earl Ferraris
Chorographical map of the Austrian Netherlands; board VIII [Brussels]
Engraving on copper by L.A. Dupuis, after 1777
NGI

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Object 10

Eugène Laermans, baron
Reflections
Oil on canvas
1890
MRBAB-KMSKB



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Object 11

NGI (France)
Ballistic camera No 2
View camera for triangulation by the satellites Echo II (1968)
and Pageos (1968-1970)
NGI


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Object 12

Print of a shot of the Echo II balloon-satellite, 1968
NGI





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Object 13

Polar aurora (movie)
BIRA-IASB






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Object 14

Movie showing solar flares during a 4-week period
© ESA/PROBA2/SWAP





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Object 15

Carpentier, Paris
Mascart’s bifilar
Observation of the Earth magnetic declination, ~1875
KMI- IRM


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Object 16

Congosaurus bequaerti (Dollo),
c
rocodilian fossil 
Selandian (ca. 62-59 million years ago) 
Collected in 1937 by Edmond Dartevelle along the Landana cliffs, Cabinda, Angola
KMMA- MRAC

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Object 17

Model ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter
BIRA-IASB






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Object 18

Nicolas Schöffer
Lux 11, copy 9/25 (scale 1.5)
Chrome-plated steel
(1967)
KMSKB-MRBAB



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Object 19

Dr. GRAW Messgeräte, Germany
Atmospheric sonde GRAW M60
Atmospheric balloon soundings, 1945-1950
KMI-IRM



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Object 20

Like you have never seen before!
Saint Bavo's Cathedral Ghent
© www.lukasweb.be – Art in Flanders vzw, photo KIK-IRPA, Brussels



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Object 21

Guild chain
Silver
Brussels, 1766
KMKG-MRAH




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Object 22

Sundial with moving eyes
Gold-plated brass and painted wood
Black Forest, circa 1780-1820
KMKG-MRAH



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Object 23

Kanyange, artist sculptor from Buhunde, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo
Statuette of King Albert I
ivory, 1933
KMMA-MRAC


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Object 24

Grubb
Heliometer with unequal lenses 1882
KSB-ORB




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