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Taxidermy case of two adult male, one adult female and one pied variety male Water Rail. According to Edward Hart, writing on 6 May 1927, 'Left (no 1): adult male, 1868; (no 2): pied variety, male, January 16th 1882; (no 3): adult female, 1868; (no 4): adult male, 1868. Shot by me on the River Avon and at Tuckton Corner, River Stour, Christchurch. Sexes differ; summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

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Taxidermy case of two adult male, one adult female and one pied variety male Water Rail by Edward Hart.


Water Rail (Rallus aquaticus)
Natural History

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

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Rallus aquaticus
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Rallus aquaticus
previous specimen name:  Rallus aquaticus aquaticus
catalogue title:  Water Rail
common name:  Water Rail

Hart, Edward
Additional collector information
collector:   Hart, Edward 
Place collected
Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe; Tuckton, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place collected information
collected:  Christchurch 
collected:  Tuckton 
Date collected
1868; 16 January 1882
Additional date information
date collected:  1868; 16 January 1882 
date collected:  1868 

Additional preparator information
preparator:  Hart, Edward 
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
previous owner:  Hart, Edward  1882-01-16 - 1924
vendor:  Stowe School  1942 - 1983-03-31
previous owner:  Hall, John  1924 - Undefined
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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