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Title The afterlives of animals : a museum menagerie / edited by Samuel J.M.M. Alberti
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2011


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Description vi, 247 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : the dead ark / Samuel J.M.M. Alberti -- "The Queen's ass" : the cultural life of Queen Charlotte's zebra in Georgian Britain / Christopher Plumb -- Maharajah the elephant's journey : from nature to culture / Samuel J.M.M. Alberti -- Sir Roger the elephant / Richard Sutcliffe, Mike Rutherford, and Jeanne Robinson -- "Under my skin" : the biography of a Manchester mandrill / Sophie Everest -- Balto the dog / Rachel Poliquin -- The biogeographies of a hollow-eyed harrier / Merle Patchett, Kate Foster, and Hayden Lorimer -- Biological objects and "mascotism" : the life and times of Alfred the gorilla / Hannah Paddon -- Neurath's whale / Michelle Henning -- The afterlife of Chi-Chi / Henry Nicholls -- The Thames whale : the difficult birth of a celebrity specimen / Richard C. Sabin -- Enlivened through memory : hunters and hunting trophies / Garry Marvin -- An afterword on afterlife / Geoffrey N. Swinney
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Famous animals -- Biography.
Famous animals -- Collection and preservation.
Natural history museums -- Exhibitions.
Zoological specimens -- Collection and preservation.
Animals -- Biography.
Taxidermy -- Anecdotes.
Animals and civilization.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Exhibition catalogs.
Author Alberti, Samuel J. M. M.
LC no. 2011008110
ISBN 9780813931678 cloth alkaline paper
0813931673 cloth alkaline paper