Zoological specimens at the Raffles Library and Museum

The display of various animal mounts marked the impressive zoological section at the Raffles Library and Museum, which contained a striking array of specimens that ranged from stuffed and skeletonised seladang (wild oxen), rhinoceros, wild boar and deer to birds, reptiles, fish and aquatic mammals such as dolphins and tortoises. Apart from animals, the museum's extensive collections also included botany, geology, ethnology and numismatics.

Date/Period
Early 20th century
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: L19 x W14.5 (without frame)<br>L25.5 x W20.5 (with frame)
Accession No.
1993-00384
Material
CLT/PAP
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Sam Kai Faye
Category
Photographs and Negatives