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Windows on nature : the great habitat dioramas of the American Museum of Natural History

Author: Stephen C Quinn; American Museum of Natural History.
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles more than forty habitat dioramas from the American Museum of Natural History, describing each one's contents and creation and presenting full-color photos and archival images.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quinn, Stephen C., 1951-
Windows on nature.
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2006
(OCoLC)752875400
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen C Quinn; American Museum of Natural History.
ISBN: 0810959402 9780810959408
OCLC Number: 61461678
Notes: Published in association with the American Museum of Natural History.
Description: 179 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 x 29 cm.
Contents: The Habitat Diorama: Art in the Service of Science 8 --
The Dioramas 25 --
Mountain Gorilla 26 --
African Elephant Group 30 --
Klipspringer 34 --
African Buffalo 38 --
Greater Koodoo 40 --
Cheetah 44 --
Leopard 46 --
Mountain Nyala 48 --
Libyan Desert 50 --
Gemsbok 52 --
Black Rhinoceros 54 --
Serengeti Plain 56 --
Upper Nile 58 --
Bongo 62 --
African Lion 64 --
Okapi 66 --
Water Hole 68 --
Chimpanzee 70 --
Black-and-White Colobus Monkey 71 --
Mandrill 72 --
Hunting Dog 74 --
White Rhinoceros 76 --
Leonard C. Sanford Hall of North American Birds 79 --
Cuthbert Rookery 82 --
Whitney Memorial Hall of Pacific Bird Life 86 --
Alaska Brown Bear 90 --
Dall's Sheep 94 --
American Bison and Pronghorn Antelope 96 --
Alaska Moose 100 --
Mountain Goat 104 --
Grizzly Bear 107 --
Mountain Lion 110 --
Wolf 112 --
Mule Deer 114 --
North American Beaver 118 --
Muskox 120 --
Coyote 122 --
Jaguar 124 --
Ermine and Red-Backed Vole 127 --
Mountain Beaver 128 --
Cacomistle and Spotted Skunk 130 --
Pine Marten 131 --
Antelope Jackrabbit and Black-Tailed Jackrabbit 132 --
Canadian Lynx and Snowshoe Hare 134 --
Wapiti 136 --
Olympic Forest 138 --
Milstein Hall of Ocean Life 140 --
Blue Whale 142 --
Andros Coral Reef 144 --
Sperm Whale and Giant Squid 146 --
In the Studio: Anatomy of a Diorama 148 --
Habitat Dioramas of the American Museum of Natural History: A Selected Directory 166.
Responsibility: by Stephen Christopher Quinn.
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Includes forty of the American Museum of Natural History's dioramas, depicting animals and birds from around the world. This title contains information about how the dioramas were created and who  Read more...

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