Heads and horns, Ward's Natural Science Establishment, Rochester, New York

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1889-1890

Location Note

Product catalogues: Miscellaneous

GUSN

GUSN-313830

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Description

Buffalo, moose, caribou and other wild animals are described for customers along with instructions for preparing the heads for mounting. Prices for mounted heads, horns and rugs are provided. The business will also prepare domestic animals. The decimation of buffalo herds is described with a quote from the Smithsonian Institution.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
taxidermy
hunting trophies
interior decoration
trade catalogs

Physical Description

1 trade catalog : illustrations ; 6 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.12.016.022

Image Dimensions

6 3/4 x 5 1/4 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Rochester (Monroe county, New York state)

Record Details

Originator

Ward’s Natural Science Establishment, inc. (Publisher)
Post Express Press (Printer)

Material Type

trade catalogs

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Product catalogues: Miscellaneous