British Historical Taxidermy - Ramblings

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The Evolution of Taxidermy
Section still to be drafted.


This section will cover the when and how, and how much questions. Specifically, when did our species start preserving the dead carcasses of other species? How was the preservation of biological material made possible outside of the pickling jar? Who were the early practitioners? When was the hey-day of taxidermy and in what sort of quantities was it produced?