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Buffalo and banting, clippings and head measurements for Buffalo Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

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“Buffalo and banting, clippings and head measurements for Buffalo Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals,” Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed November 19, 2018, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/items/show/8097.

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Buffalo and banting, clippings and head measurements for Buffalo Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

Mixed media

Africa

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Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969

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Mixed media

15 x 9.75 in

Buffalo Group

This item contains a combination of clippings, prints, and drawings attached to blue-gray card stock. The images depict banting, a yak, and African buffaloes. The drawings on this item depict banting. One drawing shows the animal in right profile view with a brief note about what the animal's nose looks like. The other drawing shows a banting head in left profile view with a series of measurements. Number of images: 6

Young African Buffalo; Fig. 28. - The Yak; African Buff; Banting; Sketch of banting head - JLC; Nose should be higher; Skin very thick over and around eye. Eye dark brown; Major Fleischmann's banting #2; By JLC; stamped: "James L. Clark American Museum of Natural History New York"

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Working files - Specimen

Salemy, Mohammad

Nature, Knowledge and the Knower: James L. Clark Archives and the Creation of Habitat Dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History, a web project created in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master's degree in Critical Curatorial Studies at the University of British Columbia, October 28, 2011 to January 14, 2012