probably Henry Shaw (London 1800 – Broxbourne 1873)
Natural History / Taxidermy
Display case with taxidermy birds
Height 4000 mm.; Width 1080 mm.; Width 1410 mm.
Place of origin
ShrewsburyOrder this image
Powis Castle and Garden, Powys (Accredited Museum)
One of eighteen taxidermy display cases containing stuffed birds. Most of the birds date from c.1850, and the oak cases were probably made by Henry Shaw, Shrewsbury (1812-1887). This display case contains large British birds of prey including a sea eagle, a golden eagle, an osprey, two rough legged buzzards and two common buzzards.
Accepted by HM Treasury on 21st March, 1963 in lieu of tax and conveyed to National Trust ownership on 29th November 1963.
Makers and roles
probably Henry Shaw (London 1800 – Broxbourne 1873), taxidermist