Dioramas and Exhibits
Rhinoceros mold with skin adjusted at The Field Museum
Stefanie A. Derkatsch
Creator of digital collection
Mount being prepared for exhibit. This photo features the plaster mold with skin almost all adjusted, some seams are still open. Taxidermy lab and tools are visible. The photo was taken by DMNH staff to document the preparation of exhibits and dioramas. Scanning and access made possible by a grant from NEH.
The Field Museum; Field Museum of Natural History; Taxidermy; Mounts; Models; Molds; Plaster
date of photograph
USA, Illinois, Chicago
Yes, adjustments to brightness, contrast, shadow and highlights using Adobe Photoshop CS4.
5 X 7 black and white print scanned using Epson Expression 10000 XL. 16 bit Grey Scale, 300 dpi.
use with permission Denver Museum of Nature & Science