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Alaska brown bear, specimen measurement chart for use in Alaska Brown Bear Group, Hall of North American Mammals

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“Alaska brown bear, specimen measurement chart for use in Alaska Brown Bear Group, Hall of North American Mammals,” Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed November 21, 2018, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/items/show/8100.

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Alaska brown bear, specimen measurement chart for use in Alaska Brown Bear Group, Hall of North American Mammals

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Canoe Bay -- Aleutians East -- Alaska -- United States

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

1939-06

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15 x 9.75 in

Alaska Brown Bear Group

This item contains a specimen measurement chart for a bear in left profile view. A series of straight lines cut across the bear's body, prompting for measurements of length, circumference, and thickness at various parts of the body. The bear image, lines, measurements, and notes are all printed in black and white.

Brown Bear (N.A.); Alaskan Brown Bear; Shot by Francis Colby for American Museum of Natural History, June 1939; Total length and length from ham to shoulder; Number: 4; Date: June 12, 1939; Sex: Male; Location: Canoe Bay; Weight 1396 plus blood; (Save complete skeleton); Height at shoulder and total length should be taken before skinning - other measurements after; Eye to end of nose; stamped: "James L. Clark American Museum of Natural History"

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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

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