Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Walter Potter

Walter Potter [1835-1918] was an English taxidermist who created anthropomorphic dioramas featuring stuffed animals mimicking everyday human life. He opened a museum in Bramber in Sussex, England to cater for the eccentric Victorian love of the macabre.


4 comments:

Unmann-Wittering said...

Touch of the Dr. Moreau about him.

Under The Root said...

It is so important to have your journal accessible.. thank you for all your time.

Between Channels said...

I recall some little Walter Potter tableaux in Batley Town Museum. Some wonderful Victorian animal nightmares amongst all the flints and plates.

Glimmung said...

Is that kitten the right way up ;)