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A 0.00KB dataset from data.gov.au. The basis of the zoological collections of the QVMAG was formed from the Launceston Mechanics’ Institute, which opened in 1842. Many exotic species, mainly mounted specimens, were acquired during the early years as a result of exchanges with other museums around the world. The collection was established in 1842 and continues to the present.