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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.
    • Ida Limbert

    • Pianos; Musical instruments; Sheet music covers;
    • Robert W. Limbert's mother, Ida, plays the piano at their home located at 2518 Heron Street in Boise. The sheet music reads "Just Across the Bridge of Gold." Two Mallard ducks that underwent Limbert's taxidermy process sit across the top of the...
    • Taxidermy sketchbook

    • Sketchbooks; Taxidermy; Dogs;
    • Two pages taken from Robert W. Limbert's sketchbook that he kept while living in Nebraska. It includes handwritten directions related to proportions and measurements for taxidermy purposes and a drawing of proportions for the dog/wolf.
    • 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 Exterior

    • Stores & shops; Taxidermy;
    • Robert W. Limbert poses outside his shop windows with two unidentified men. A sign reading "Taxidermy" hangs to the left of the men. This building is one of two shops owned by Limbert between 1915-1923.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Taxidermy Casting

    • Taxidermy; Hides & skins; Moldings
    • Interior view of a taxidermy shop with a working desk and chest of drawers in the background. Animal hides and tools are scattered throughout the room. Robert W. Limbert removes casting material from a deer carcass.
    • 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.
    • 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.

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