Death and taxidermy

Seiple, Andy
December 2011
High Country News;12/12/2011, Vol. 43 Issue 21, p25
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.


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