Histoire des embaumements et de la préparation des pièces d'anatomie normale, d'anatomie pathologique et de l'histoire naturelle suivie de procédés nouveau.Paris: Ferra, 1838.
Gannal discovered the efficacy of solutions of aluminum acetate and chloride for preserving anatomical preparations. His method of embalming involved injection of solutions of aluminum salts into the arteries. Translated into English with notes and additions by R. Harlan as History of Embalming and of preparations in anatomy, pathology, and natural history; including an account of a new process for embalming. (Philadelphia: Judah Dobson, 1840). Digital facsimile of the 1838 edition from the Internet Archive at this link. Digital facsimile of the 1840 translation from the Internet Archive at this link.
Subjects: ANATOMY › 19th Century, ANATOMY › Embalming, MUSEUMS › Medical, Anatomical & Pathological