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Field Museum Exhibit Honors 1st African American Taxidermist

Clip: 02/10/2020 | 3m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

Taxidermy – the process of preserving animals – isn’t usually classified as fine art. But the Field Museum is challenging that idea by shining a light on the artist behind many of the museum’s own examples. We go for a visit and learn about Carl Cotton, the Field Museum’s first African American taxidermist.

Aired: 02/10/20

Rating: NR

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