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Lion, specimen measurement chart for use in Lion Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

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Lion, specimen measurement chart for use in Lion Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals

1928-07-14

Mixed media

Ephemera

15 x 9.75 in

Lion Group

Lion; Africa; Lion; #1 - mus cat #85140; Shot by JL Clark. Carlisle Clark Exp.; Complete skin and skeleton. Heavy mane - small animal. Tuft of tail off; Total - nose to tip of tail - 8' 2"; Locality - Serengetti Plains; Date - July 14 - 1928; 7.7.; Sex - male; # mus cat 85140; State if measurements are taken before skinning or after skinning; O.H. = meas. taken over...; See also sketch book, stereo photos, plaster casts of head; Lower legs thin - Rump and shoulders heavy (very) - Pectoral very heavy...in front and...in center - neck heavy, body smooth; Measurements of fresh skeleton; Basket...still fresh; stamped: "James L. Clark American Museum of Natural History New York"

Serengeti Plain -- Tanzania

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AMNH Library authority record: Akeley Hall of African Mammals

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

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Carlisle, Leslie

American Museum of Natural History

Collection

Citation

Clark, James L. (James Lippitt), 1883-1969 (artist), “Lion, specimen measurement chart for use in Lion Group, Akeley Hall of African Mammals,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed November 27, 2020, https://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/8126.