Specimens

Specimens

Artist/Craftsman: Sam White
Date: 1880
Medium: Wood; glass; animal
Classification: Decorative Arts
Object number: 1958.44
Label text:Specimens collected in the Oakville and Bronte area, and mounted by Sam White in 1880. John Aikman Williams wrote in an 1890 memoir: "Got the small case of stuffed birds, Sam White put them up some ten years ago - paid $9.00."
DescriptionVarious birds, insects and animals in a glass dome including: a Magnolia warbler, Black & white warbler, Chestnut-sided warbler, Yellow warbler, Ruby throated hummingbirds, Indigo bunting, Cedar wax wing, Scarlet tanager, Orchard oriole, American goldfinch, Bobolink, Red squirrel, and field mouse.
Not on display