TITLE

Death and taxidermy

AUTHOR(S)
Seiple, Andy
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
High Country News;12/12/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 21, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented regarding taxidermy, an artistic way of preserving dead animals through the process of desiccation. It offers the author's observation on the deer's facial expression at the inn he was staying, in which he was amazed with the representation of several preserved animals. Furthermore, the author mentions the placement of Russian leader Vladimir Ilich Lenin's embalmed body in a sarcophagus glass which serves as an inspiration to the masses.
ACCESSION #
70079558

 

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