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Commentary

These “doubleprep” specimens made by German Natural History dealers Schlüter of Halle are half-skeletal and half-taxidermy. They were used as educational tools in the early 20th Century.

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Skeletal - taxidermy double preparation of Domestic Cat.

Details

Domestic Cat (Felis silvestris catus)
NH.12.57
Natural History

1 item (description level: whole)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Mammals
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Felis silvestris catus
alternative scientific name:  Felic sylvestris
alternative scientific name:  Felis catus domesticus
current scientific name:  Felis catus
current scientific name:  Felis silvestris catus
catalogue title:  Domestic Cat
common name:  Domestic Cat

Additional date information
date collected:  before 1912 
Additional preparator information
maker:  Schlüter of Halle 
Specimen form
taxidermy - skeletal mount

Provenance
vendor:  Schlüter of Halle 

Record created 2007-05-03
Record last updated 2019-08-15

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