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A Sensational and Sentimental Rhino, Part 2
In part one of this post I talked about animals as exotic spectacle and the ethics of display. But what did 18th-century audiences think about the sentimental life of these animals being offered for their entertainment?
Aug 14, 2007
Man's Best Friend? Dogs in Medieval Art
The original idea for my current exhibition Medieval Beasts came from a surprising source: my veterinarian. During the annual check-up for my two ungainly but lovable German Shorthaired Pointers, Greta and Ingrid, I showed him an image of hunting dogs ...
Jul 12, 2007