Dioramas and Exhibits
Rhinoceros mount being prepared for exhibit The Field Museum
Stefanie A. Derkatsch
Creator of digital collection
Mount being prepared for exhibit. This photo features the removal of the mold from a rhinoceros mannequin. Where the mold remains, feather like cellulose seams show. These are later broken off and finished. Taxidermy lab and unidentified lab worker visible. DMNH staff would often take photographs to document work done at other museums. Scanning and access made possible by a grant from NEH.
The Field Museum; Field Museum of Natural History; Taxidermy; Mounts; Models; Plaster; Molds
date of photograph
USA, Illinois, Chicago
Yes, adjustments to shadows & highlights using Adobe Photoshop CS4.
5 X 7 inches black and white print scanned using Epson Expression 10000 XL. 16 bit Grey Scale, 300 dpi.
use with permission Denver Museum of Nature & Science