Penguin; [?]; [?]; 2011.235

Name/Title

Penguin

About this object

Penguin; a taxidermied, hoiho or yellow-eyed penguin. Mounted on a rectangular wooden base.

The yellow-eyed penguin, called hoiho (noise-shouter) by Maori, are found only on the south-east coast of New Zealand, between Banks Peninsula and Campbell Island.

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Taxidermist

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand

Medium and Materials

organic, animal, skin, bird skin
organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, metal

Measurements

h 510mm x l 250mm x w 200mm
Large

Subject and Association Keywords

Biology, Zoology, Chordates. Vertebrates, Birds

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

animal

Object number

2011.235

Copyright Licence  

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