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Walter Potter's Curious World of Taxidermy free pdf Welcome to Victorian taxidermist Walter Potter s fantasy world of rabbit schoolchildren, cigar-smoking squirrels and exemplary feline etiquette in "Walter Potter s Curious World of Taxidermy " Walter Potter (1835 1918), a British country taxidermist of no great expertise, built anthropomorphic taxidermy tableaux that became famous icons of Victorian whimsy, including his masterpiece "The Death

About Pat Morris

DR. PAT MORRIS is a biologist, and formerly a senior lecturer in zoology at Royal Holloway, University of London, specializing in mammal ecology, particularly hedgehogs and dormice. He is the author of twenty books about natural history and taxidermy and has published more than 150 scientific papers and magazine articles on natural history topics. He first visited Walter Potter s museum in Bramber in 1955 and thirty years later became a technical adviser to its owners. With their help, he gained an unrivaled knowledge of Potter s work, and first published as "Walter Potter and His Museum of Curious Taxidermy "in 2008," "a record of a unique collection now dispersed by its sale in 2003. Photographer JOANNA EBENSTEIN is an artist and producer based in New York. She runs the Morbid Anatomy blog and the Morbid Anatomy Library in Brooklyn, which makes available to the public her collection of art, ephemera, books, and curiosities."

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Author : Pat Morris
Publisher : Blue Rider Press
Data Published : 17 April 2014
ISBN : 039916944X
EAN : 9780399169441
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 144 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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