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N. VICKARY,
TAXIDERMIST,

206 CHESTNUT ST., LYNN, MASS.

PRICE LIST

 

BOSTON PRICES

 

For Stuffing Birds and Animals.

 

For Stuffing Birds and Animals.

 

Canary Birds

$

1

0

0

Canary Birds

$

1

5

0

Canary in Shade

 

1

7

5

Canary in Shade

 

3

0

0

Robins

 

1

0

0

Robins

 

1

5

0

Pigeons

 

1

2

5

Pigeons

 

2

0

0

Quails

 

1

0

0

Quails

 

1

7

5

Partridges

 

1

2

5

Partridges

 

2

5

0

Ducks

 

1

5

0

Ducks

 

2

5

0

Large Hawks

 

2

0

0

Hawks

 

4

0

0

Blue Herons

 

4

0

0

Blue Herons

 

6

0

0

Eagles

 

5

0

0

Eagles

 

8

0

0

Snow Owls

 

3

0

0

Snow Owls

 

5

0

0

Horned Owls

 

3

0

0

Horned Owls

 

5

0

0

Barred Owls

 

2

0

0

Barred Owls

 

4

0

0

Mottled Owls

 

1

0

0

Mottled Owls

 

2

0

0

Deer’s Head, on heavy black walnut shields

 

6

0

0

Deer’s Heads

10.00 to

1

2

0

0

Black and Tan Dogs

 

6

0

0

Black and Tan Dogs

1

2

0

0

Cats

 

4

0

0

Cats

 

8

0

0

Foxes

 

6

0

0

Foxes

 

8

0

0

Mr. V. has received the highest medals and diplomas from the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association for the last twelve years, and has done the most of the work for the Natural History Stores of Boston and elsewhere, during that time, and he feels warranted in saying, that all work entrusted to his care will be executed in the best manner, at short notice, and on the most reasonable terms.

Particular attention paid to preserving pet Birds and Animals.

Also, a large supply of South American Birds, at wholesale.

In 1860, 1865 and 1869, Mr. Vickary received the highest awards from the Massachusetts Mechanic Association, for the best display of Preserved Birds, &c. The judges of 1869, on presenting Mr. V. with a diploma, said:--"Two cases Stuffed Birds and Animals. These specimens are well preserved and artistically arranged."

(c) Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield MA. All rights reserved.
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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: Taxidermists attempted to impart a life-like and naturalistic appearance to the animals they treated. Realism was particularly important to museums that used preserved animals for displays. This price list for a taxidermist in Lynn, Massachusetts, just north of Boston, gives an overview of the types of animals that he stuffed for his customers. He appears to have specialized in birds, but also catered to those who wished to preserve a favorite pet.

 

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"N. Vickary, Taxidermist"

creator   N. Vickary
date   c. 1870
location   Lynn, Massachusetts
width   5.25"
height   8.5"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Public Announcements/Advertisement
accession #   #L01.075


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"Little Jack of All Trades, with Suitable Representations. Part I."

"The Census of Massachusetts: 1885, Volume II"

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