Parisian Cabinet of Curiosities
This handsome gift volume celebrates a world-famous temple to
taxidermy and the natural world, where extraordinary curiosities
highlight the intersection of science and art.&#160;With an
abundance of preserved flora and fauna, taxidermy, and otherworldly
creations, the Deyrolle boutique is dedicated to showcasing the
beauty of nature. A family venture founded in the spirit of
discovery, Deyrolle has a 185-year history that is a
Pandora&rsquo;s box of scientific and aesthetic discoveries.
Deyrolle flourished under the nineteenth-century passion for natural
history, garnering celebrity devotees from Dal&iacute; to Nabokov,
and quickly established itself as a center for education and
Raising awareness for causes such as World Rhino Day, Deyrolle
combines science and art, lightheartedness and engagement. This book
provides fascinating insight into the history and day-to-day workings
of this unique Parisian institution.