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Carl Akeley

Discussion in 'The Taxidermy Industry' started by George, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. George

    George The older I get, the better I was.

    I imagine few of you know much about Carl Akeley and even fewer of you have ever seen what he looks like other than the WTC award bas relief award. So just for fun, here's a picture of the man - in the flesh.

    http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=carl+akeley+leopard&id=88FB7069857715D53D74F750256E34CC6CA11591&FORM=IQFRBA#view=detail&id=B74D64670D148B641FC4D8C349E1A6CE9BAF2012&selectedIndex=2
     
  2. Don Jahner

    Don Jahner Well-Known Member

    Pretty intresting article when you click the link.
     

  3. Bill Yox

    Bill Yox Well-Known Member

    Thought you all might like this, I post it from time to time. It was around the corner from my studio in NY state, his birthplace...

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  4. Gunny

    Gunny Old Timer

    Bad as of the week!

    Here's an interesting write up on Carl.

    http://www.badassoftheweek.com/akeley.html
     
  5. Paul I

    Paul I New Member

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    THANKS FOR SHARING.HE WAS ONE OF A KIND.