Rhinoceros mount being prepared for exhibit The Field Museum
Stefanie A. Derkatsch
Creator of digital collection
Rhinoceros mount being prepared for exhibit at The Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois. This photo features an unidentified Museum staff member removing plaster mold, using running water as an aid. Taxidermy lab and tools are 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; Molds
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