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A cabinet of curiosities is literally a window to the world, a visual delight, and sometimes a visual overload. Basically they came about during the Renaissance period from rich guys who had time and money on their hands to collect cool stuff, though humans have been collecting intriguing objects throughout the ages. They bring to mind great adventurers and explorers who went to the ends of the earth and decided to pick up a few things along the way ...

One of Morbid Anatomy Museum's New Years Resolutions is to sort and process old photographs from trips gone by. To that end, we just posted some photos from the Kunstkammer Georg Laue-curated Wunderkammer Olbricht at Berlin's me Collectors Room taken back in 2010.You can see a full set of images (and find out more information) by clicking here: From Morbid Anatomy Facebook