in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage; Natural History; Engineering and Technology. 1175 words.
Akeley, Carl Ethan (19 May 1864–17 November 1926), taxidermist, naturalist, and inventor, was born near Clarendon, New York, the son of Daniel Webster Akeley and Julia Glidden, farmers. In...