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Taxidermy case of adult male and adult female Northern Fulmar. According to Edward Hart, writing on 1 May 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult male, January 1880; right (no.= 2): adult female, November 1863. No 1 Struck a telegraph wire near Bournemouth, no 2 Shot by me in Christchurch Bay. The islanders of St. Kilda capture this bird and whilst living squeeze from its throat a little oil - a tablespoonful or so, which is considered to be an infallible remedy for chronic rheumatism. Sexes alike, summer and winter plumage the same. Mounted by me'.

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Taxidermy case of adult male and adult female Northern Fulmar by Edward Hart.

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Northern Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis)
NH.83.3/167
Natural History

adult male; female
2 items (description level: whole)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Fulmarus glacialis
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Fulmarus glacialis
previous specimen name:  Fulmarus glacialis glacialis
catalogue title:  Northern Fulmar
common name:  Northern Fulmar
previous specimen common name:  Fulmar Petrel

Collector
Hart, Edward
Additional collector information
collector:   Hart, Edward 
Place collected
Bournemouth, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe; Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Date collected
{earliest=1880, latest=1880, primary=true, value=January 1880; November 1863}
Additional date information
date collected:  January 1880; November 1863 
date collected:  January 1880 
November 1863 
Additional preparator information
preparator:   Hart, Edward 
Place
Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made:  Christchurch 
Specimen form
taxidermy case
Additional specimen form information
material: taxidermy case (overall)

Edward Hart Collection
Provenance
previous owner:  Hart, Edward  1863-11 - 1924
previous owner:  Hall, John  1924 - Undefined
vendor:  Stowe School  1942 - 1983-03-31
previous owner:  Hall, Patrick  Undefined - 1942


Related subjects
material:    taxidermy case 

Record created 2000-02-09 by HART DATABASE
Record last updated 2016-09-17 by XGVIEWS

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