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TITLE
A taxidermist at work
EXTERNAL ID
PAWA000379-99B
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DISTRICT
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OLD COUNTY/PARISH
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CREATOR
David Whyte Studio
SOURCE
Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)
ASSET ID
21497
KEYWORDS
taxidermy
A taxidermist at work

By the 18th century almost every small town had a prosperous tannery business as the demand for quality leather and skins grew. In the 19th century hunters began bringing their trophies to upholstery shops to be stuffed with rags and cotton, an early and crude form of taxidermy. In the 20th century anatomically accurate mannikins were developed and mounted in more realistic settings and poses


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A taxidermist at work

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taxidermy

Highland Photographic Archive (IMAG)

David Whyte Collection, Highland Photographic Archive

By the 18th century almost every small town had a prosperous tannery business as the demand for quality leather and skins grew. In the 19th century hunters began bringing their trophies to upholstery shops to be stuffed with rags and cotton, an early and crude form of taxidermy. In the 20th century anatomically accurate mannikins were developed and mounted in more realistic settings and poses <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email the<br /> <a href="mailto: photographic.archive@highlifehighland.com">Highland Photographic Archive</a> quoting the External ID.<br />