Victorian T E Gunn Cased Perch.

GBP 390.00

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Object Description

Victorian stuffed Perch cased by the famous T E Gunn Naturalist. Preserver of Animals Birds and Reptiles Fish Insects Eggs Etc 86 St Giles Street Norwich. The case is in good order and retains its original label T.E.Gunn, Taxidermist, Norwich, Norfolk. This being the largest taxidermy business in Norfolk.
As a master craftsman, Gunn won medals and honours for his skill in the art of taxidermy. He wrote several papers on birds of East Anglia and he was a founder member of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists’ Society.
Most TE Gunn cases were glass flat fronted ebonised pine cases lined with paper, which were usually painted a light blue.
For your interest Ref last Image of T E Gunn 1844-1923

Object Condition

Good.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    W:45.00 x H:39.00 x D:17.00
  • country
  • year
    1870
  • diameter
    0

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