Most Curious and Peculiar: Women Taxidermists in Colonial Sydney


Subject:
History By Place , Notable People: Women , Animals , Australia , Biography (Individuals) , Taxidermy

Description:
Essay related to a past exhibition that "follows the careers of Jane Tost and her daughter Ada Rohu, two professional taxidermists who worked in Sydney [Australia] between 1856 and 1900." Describes the careers of the two women, taxidermy and natural history during the Victorian period, and women's role in taxidermy in Australia. Includes a few images. From the Macleay Museum, University of Sydney.

Publisher:
The University of Sydney

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.usyd.edu.au/museums/whatson/exhibitions/ctaxidex.shtml


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