Anthropomorphic taxidermy

A student poses her dressed up taxidermied mouse during an anthropomorphic mouse taxidermy class with Susan Jeiven at the Observatory art and events space in the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100802013400" title="Gowanus" href="/topic/us/new-york/new-york-city/brooklyn-%28new-york-city%29/gowanus-PLGEO100100802013400.topic">Gowanus</a> neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The four hour class is for people to learn the art of anthropomorphic taxidermy “the practice of mounting and displaying taxidermied animals as if they were humans or engaged in human activities“ was a popular art form during the Victorian and Edwardian eras.

( Getty Images / February 27, 2012 )

A student poses her dressed up taxidermied mouse during an anthropomorphic mouse taxidermy class with Susan Jeiven at the Observatory art and events space in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The four hour class is for people to learn the art of anthropomorphic taxidermy “the practice of mounting and displaying taxidermied animals as if they were humans or engaged in human activities“ was a popular art form during the Victorian and Edwardian eras.

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