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Potter, Walter (1835–1918), taxidermist

Pat Morris

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/77222

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Potter, Walter (1835–1918), taxidermist, was born at Bramber, Sussex, on 2 July 1835 (and was baptized at Bramber on 13 September), the sixth son of James Potter (d. 1867), labourer, and his wife, Sarah (1802/3–1838). His mother died when he was young, and his father, by then employed as a publican, was remarried in 1840, to ...

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Subjects: Art ; Zoology and Animal Sciences ; Sculpture and Carving ; Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks ; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences

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