Sunday, March 29, 2009

Taxidermy Extraordinaire

Victorian specimen of the Galapagos Tortoise

Rare victorian specimen of the Ural Owl

Fossil of teeth & jaw of the Woolly Mammoth

Extremely early skull of Albatross, circa 1800

Emma Hawkins - Antiques & Taxidermy dealer of which everybody should be completely envious of. "As a child she slept under the watchful gaze of a stuffed giraffe, whose head and neck sat next to her bed."

Hawkins & Hawkins, 201 Westbourne Grove, London W11 (0171-221 5218). Wed-Sat 10.30-5pm.

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