CollectionGeorge IV Private Papers
ReferenceGEO/MAIN/32718
Record TypeCorrespondence
TitleAccount from John Gould for stuffing a giraffe and other animals
Date1830
WriterGould, John (1804-1881); taxidermist
DescriptionThe account totalling £148.10.0 was paid by Sir Herbert Taylor, on William IV's behalf, and the giraffe was subsequently presented to the Zoological Society.
[This is likely to be the same giraffe presented to George IV in 1827 by Muhammad Ali, Pasha and Viceroy of Egypt, which died in October 1829.]
LanguageEnglish
Extent1 document (2 pages)
Physical DescriptionLoose manuscript paper
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