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Commentary

Taxidermy case of six adult males, one adult female, one juvenile male and one immature female Ruff. According to Edward Hart, writing on 4 May 1927, 'Far left (no 1): adult male, June 18th 1896, Casting frill. Summer plumage; (no 2): adult male, October 1st 1895, autumn plumage; (no 3): adult male, January 4th 1907,winter plumage; (no 4): adult female, September 1871; (no 5): immature female, September 1st 1893; (no 6): adult male, June 18th 1896, casting frill, summer plumage; (no 7) juvenile male, February 18th 1896; (no 8) adult male, November 11th 1895, winter plumage; (no 9) adult male. June 18th 1896, casting frill, summer plumage. Sexes differ in summer plumage, alike in winter plumage. Summer and winter plumage differ. Mounted by me'.

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Taxidermy case of six adult males, one adult female, one juvenile male and one immature female Ruff by Edward Hart.

Details

Ruff (Philomachus pugnax)
NH.83.3/188
Natural History

adult; juvenile male; female
9 items (description level: whole)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Philomachus pugnax
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Philomachus pugnax
catalogue title:  Ruff
common name:  Ruff

Date collected
18 June 1896; 1 October 1895; 4 January 1907; September 1871; 1 September 1893; 18 February 1896; 11 November 1895
Additional date information
date collected:  18 June 1896; 1 October 1895; 4 January 1907; September 1871; 1 September 1893; 18 February 1896; 11 November 1895 
date collected:  18 June 1896 
date collected:  1 October 1895 
date collected:  4 January 1907 
date collected:  September 1871 
date collected:  1 September 1893 
date collected:  18 February 1896 

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)
Measurements
overall: 12000 g
Additional measurement information
overall: 12000 g

Edward Hart Collection
Provenance
previous owner:  Hart, Edward  Undefined - 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