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    • Owl

    • Animals;
    • A photograph of an owl taken by Robert Limbert. This online collection also includes pictures of grizzly bears and Limbert's taxidermy studio.
    • Ticket to "Two-Gun" Bob Limbert Exhibition

    • Tickets; Shooting; Motion pictures; Public speaking;
    • Admission ticket from Robert W. Limbert's exhibition tours featuring his talents for imitating birds and animals, shooting a revolver, and showing films he made while exploring the Sawtooth Mountains. Limbert's appearance helped raise funds for the...
    • Taxidermy Process

    • Taxidermy; Elk; Hides & skins
    • An elk in a realistic pose in the process of being preserved in Robert W. Limbert's workshop. The hide has been added to the plaster cast.
    • Lost Sheep

    • Sheep; Volcanic rock;
    • Caption from one of Robert Limbert's scrapbooks: "One morning we sighted a band of sheep which had got lost and true to a homing instinct had endeavored to get back to their home range on the shortest possible route. The result was they were in...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art; Explorers;
    • Five unknown people (two women, two men, and a young boy) gather around one of the petroglyphs along the Snake River. Explorer Robert W. Limbert visited Map Rock and other petroglyphs, located between Murphy and Melba, Idaho. Limbert visited these...
    • TakeATrip

    • Advertisements;
    • Four page pamphlet showcasing Robert W. Limbert's illustrated lecture on his explorations of Craters of the Moon before it was named a national monument. It also advertises for "God's Out of Doors" panorama exhibit in Boise, which included colored...
    • Taxidermy Shop Interior

    • Taxidermy; Stores & shops; Wicker furniture
    • Interior view of Robert W. Limbert's taxidermy shop. Furniture includes two wicker chairs and a desk. The shelves below the trophy heads hold smaller sculpted works.
    • Taxidermy Shop Interior

    • Stores & shops; Taxidermy;
    • Interior view of Robert W. Limbert's taxidermy shop. Furniture includes wicker seats, desk, table, and bookcase. The framed pictures on the back wall include photographs taken at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition. The storage space...
    • Taxidermy Shop Interior

    • Taxidermy; Stores & shops; Hides & skins
    • Interior view of the workshop and storage area in Robert W. Limbert's taxidermy shop. The space is filled with pelts, heads, and other fragments of taxidermy work.
    • Women in "Indian Cave"

    • Women;
    • Margaret Limbert (far right) stands in a line with three unidentified women wearing long skirts. They are standing inside what Robert W. Limbert named "Indian Cave," which was located 18 miles northwest of Boise.
    • Redfish Lake Lodge Construction

    • Building construction; Log buildings; Boathouses;
    • One of Robert W. Limbert's new additions, photograph shows the boat house almost complete. The boat house was described by Limbert as being "21x27 feet, 11 logs high to the eaves." A sign in the window reads, "Boat house Please Stay Out."
    • Craters of the Moon, Amphitheater Cave

    • Caves; Explorers; Stalactites & stalagmites
    • Printed in Robert W. Limbert's National Geographic article on his expeditions, this is an interior shot of what he called Amphitheater Cave in Craters of the Moon. "This is one of a series of eight caves found near the Bridge of Tears. It is an...
    • Taxidermy Shop Exterior

    • Stores & shops; Taxidermy
    • Robert W. Limbert (far left) and three unidentified men stand next to a prepared moose head. The men stand outside of Limbert's first taxidermy shop in Boise, 123 S. 11th Street, which he opened with Ernest C. Eckert in 1915. Other prepared...
    • Snake River Petroglyphs

    • Rock formations; Rock art; Explorers
    • Robert W. Limbert (right) takes notes on his notepad with two unidentified men while examining the symbols found on Map Rock. Limbert visited the petroglyphs found along the Snake River between Murphy and Melba in 1921. Limbert's photographs of the...

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