Natural History / Taxidermy
Display case with unfinished taxidermy pelicans, birds of prey and other birds
1270 x 1870 mmOrder this image
Calke Abbey, Derbyshire (Accredited Museum)
A large oak case with glass sides and front, two dividing bars vertically in front. Contains specimens of taxidermy, not arranged for display and showing the stages of taxidermy creation. Metal bars across the top are used to suspend specimen birds of prey. Several birds of prey stand on perches on the base, with two pelicans and other birds. Solid base.
Transferred to the National Trust by the Treasury in lieu of CTT in 1985 with an endowment provided by the NHMF.