London, South Kensington
8 July 2009
A VICTORIAN TAXIDERMY DISPLAY OF A CAPERCAILLE
BY PETER SPICER & SONS, LEAMINGTON, SECOND HALF 19TH CENTURY
In an ebonised case, with a paper label to the the reverse
33¾ in. (86 cm.) high; 37½ in. (95 cm.) wide; 24¼ in. (62 cm.)
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A Capercaillie is a huge woodland grouse which was reintroduced to Scotland by the Marquess of Breadalbane in 1857 on Drummond Hill, Lertterellan, Perthshire.
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