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Lion Attacking a Dromedary

This small book was created to celebrate with the renovation of the oldest taxidermy group in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. I edited and designed the book, adding fun facts and illustrations to tell a more comprehensive story than the museum labels alone.

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sections

sections

Each section of the book told a different part of the story, from the narrative of the piece, how it was acquired, information on the different animals to conservation methods.

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icons

icons

I created custom illustrations and icons to highlight fun facts about the piece.

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quotes

quotes

Several quotes were dispersed throughout the book to break up the layout and add a human element to the storytelling.

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new information

new information

Modern technology allowed us to expand on the story of this piece. It was not uncommon in 1867 to use bones to help accurately shape parts of the mount, although it was usually animal bones, not human remains.

specs

specs

The booklet was produced using New Leaf Ingenuity (100% post-consumer waste recycled paper), printed offset, finished with a soft touch coating on the cover, and perfect bound.

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