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
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Powis Castle and Garden, Powys (Accredited Museum)
The eighth 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 a male Great bustard with two Little bustard, one male and one female, a Stone curlew, a Pratincole, and a Cream-coloured courser.
Accepted by HM Treasury on 21st March, 1963.
Makers and roles
probably Henry Shaw (London 1800 – Broxbourne 1873), taxidermist