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Taxidermy case of adult male Hooded Merganser. According to Edward Hart, writing on 21 April 1927, '(No 1): adult male. Shot by Aaron Chief in Christchurch Harbour, winter of 1854. Presented to me by Mr W. Locke on his 80th birthday. Sexes differ; summer and winter plumage the same. Not known by whom mounted'.

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Taxidermy case of adult male Hooded Merganser by Edward Hart.


Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)
Natural History

adult male
1 item (description level: whole)

Broad category
Natural History: Zoology, Birds
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  Lophodytes cucullatus
scientific name (Horniman taxonomy):  Lophodytes cucullatus
previous specimen name:  Mergus cucullatus
catalogue title:  Hooded Merganser
common name:  Hooded Merganser
previous specimen common name:  American Hooded Merganser

Chief, Aaron
Additional collector information
collector:   Chief, Aaron 
Place collected
Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place collected information
collected:  Christchurch 
Date collected
Additional date information
date collected:  1854 

Additional preparator information
preparator:  Hart, Edward 
preparator:  Hart, Edward 
Christchurch, Dorset, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
Specimen form
taxidermy case
Additional specimen form information
material: taxidermy case (overall)
overall: 12000 g
Additional measurement information
overall: 12000 g

Edward Hart Collection
previous owner:  Locke, W.  Undefined - 1924
previous owner:  Hart, Edward  1924 - Undefined
previous owner:  Hall, John  1942 - 1983-03-31
vendor:  Stowe School  Undefined - 1942
previous owner:  Hall, Patrick 

Related subjects
material:    taxidermy case 

Record created 2000-02-09 by HART DATABASE
Record last updated 2016-09-17 by XGVIEWS

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