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Commentary

These “doubleprep” specimens by taxidermy company Gerrard's of London 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 dog.

Details

Domestic Dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
NH.22.29
Natural History

adult
1 item (description level: whole)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Mammals
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Canis lupus familiaris
catalogue title:  Domestic Dog

Additional date information
date collected:  before 29 December 1922 
Additional preparator information
preparator:  Gerrard & Sons 
Specimen form
taxidermy - skeletal mount
Additional specimen form information
specimen form: taxidermy mount (overall)
specimen form: skeletal material (overall)

Provenance
vendor:  Gerrard & Sons  Undefined - 1922-12-29

Record created 2013-06-04
Record last updated 2019-08-15

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