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Painting the brown bear diorama (1941)

Artist Belmore Browne paints the background for the Alaska brown bear diorama. (1941)

Brown bear clay model (1940)

Taxidermist Robert H. Rockwell works on the clay model for the standing Alaska brown bear, which is more than 8 feet tall. (1940)

Bear model measurements (1930's)

Photographs of a clay model of the standing Alaska brown bear, indicating the measurements required to fit the tanned hide—part of the exacting taxidermy process. (1930's)

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