All Hallow’s, creeping on little (stuffed) feet

One of the characters in The Bones of Paris is an artist whose work includes taxidermy.   His is a somewhat kinkier version of the Victorian…artist?…Walter Potter, whose work includes scenes like this:

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(You can read more about him here.) 

But lest you think Paris is without its stuffed creatures, I bring to your attention Maison Deyrolle, for all your taxidermy needs. (here or, in English, here.)  Looking for a rhino’s head?

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Or maybe a flock of owls to chase away the mice?

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What I’d really love is to wallpaper a room, maybe in beetles.

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I wonder if Harris Stuyvesant made it into Maison Deyrolle, in 1929?

LRK books for All Hallows:

The Bones of Paris, here.

Hellbender”, here.

 

Comments

  1. Merrily Taylor says:

    All I can think to say is….ewwwwwwww….

  2. Louise Chambers says:

    yuck! I can just see some of the Dadaists liking this stuff.

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