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Article written by Cal R. Fremling and Donald L. Hemming regarding the use of polyethylene glycol 1000 (here, Carbowax 1000) to preserve small fish, reptiles, and amphibians. The article details step-by-step methods for whole and partial mounts, and includes pictures of finished taxidermied products. Fremling and Hemming are credited as: "Winona State College, Winona, Minnesota." Abstract: "Dr. Fremling and his student, Mr. Hemming, report here a new method of taxidermy using water-soluble wax as an impregnation medium." Article reprinted from The American Biology Teacher, volume 27, number 9, November 1965. Part of the Cal R. Fremling Collection.

Publication Date

1965

Publisher

Library

City

Winona, Minnesota

Keywords

Biologists; Laboratory; Fish; Preservation

Department

Special Collections-Library

Notes

1965-11-01

Unique Identifier

2011.003.0117

Rights Management

Requests to reproduce this image must be granted by the Winona County Historical Society.

Contributing Institution

Winona County History Center-Armory Museum

A new method of taxidermy using polyethylene glycol as an impregnation medium

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