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Wild Animal Skins in Victorian Britain

Zoos, Collections, Portraits, and Maps

Wild Animal Skins in Victorian Britain( )
Author: Colley, Ann C.
ISBN:978-1-134-76652-9
Publication Date:Feb 2016
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $57.95
Book Description:

What did the 13th Earl of Derby, his twenty-two-year-old niece, Manchester's Belle Vue Zoo, and even some ordinary laborers all have in common? All were avid collectors and exhibitors of exotic, and frequently unruly, specimens. In her study of Britain's craze for natural history collecting, Ann C. Colley makes extensive use of archival materials to examine the challenges, preoccupations, and disordered circumstances that attended the amassing of specimens from faraway places only...
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Pages:218



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