Plaster of Paris applied to timber wolf skeleton in modeling process, 1947

Logan, Robert Elwood

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY, United States


  • Title: Plaster of Paris applied to timber wolf skeleton in modeling process, 1947
  • Creator: Logan, Robert Elwood
  • Subject: Mammals, Exhibition preparation, North America, Taxidermy
  • Rights: Information on rights available at the repository.
  • Repository: American Museum of Natural History
  • Publisher: American Museum of Natural History Library
  • Permanent Hall: Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals
  • Original Number: 59.07(74.71)
  • Original Caption: Mounting Timber Wolf-Burlap, saturated in liquid plaster of paris is used to cover skeleton to form a base or armature on which to model in clay.
  • Note: Taxidermy, George Adams
  • Medium: Film negatives
  • Identifier: 299481
  • Format: 4 x 5
  • Department / Discipline: Mammalogy
  • Date: 17441
  • Coverage: New York, New York, United States
  • Collection Title: Photographic Collection
  • Collection Name: Photographic Collection
  • Collection Description: The Photographic Collection at the Research Library of the American Museum of Natural History consists of over one million black-and-white photographs including approximately 850,000 negatives and 900 collections of photographic prints containing 125,000 individual photographs. In addition, there are more than 200,000 color transparencies, including 35 mm slides and over 55,000 lantern slides, many hand-colored, that were once used for lectures and loaned to schools throughout New York State. The images showcased here are a sampling of these vast collections housed at the Museum Library. The Photographic Collection documents the history of the Museum, Museum staff at work, scientists in the field and in the laboratory, and permanent and temporary exhibitions. The images document scientific work worldwide in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, geology, paleontology, and zoology. It includes images of objects and specimens from the Museum collections as well as illustrations from the Library's Rare Book Collection. The earliest negatives date from the late 1800's.

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